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Northern Lights light up Minnesota sky


DOUGLAS COUNTY, MN (WXOW) - A light show setting the sky ablaze early this morning over parts of Minnesota.

The northern lights also known as the Aurora Borealis, form when a solar wind of charged particles from the sun enter earth's magnetic field, that accelerates electrically charged particles trapped within.

This time-lapse video was captured just west of Alexandria, Minnesota in Douglas County.


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