For those who were able to stay up late on Sunday evening, they were in luck, as the Aurora Borealis lit up the night sky over Airdrie and the surrounding areas.
(Video provided by Cassandra Gillis De)
According to the Canadian Space Agency, "Auroras occur when charged particles (electrons and protons) collide with gases in Earth's upper atmosphere."
The colliding of particles produced tiny flashes of colourful light, and when billions of these flashes occur, you see a shimmying or "dancing" effect of the auroras.
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