|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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The Northern lights (Latin: Aurora, meaning "sunrise" and Borealis, meaning "northern")  are a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere.
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