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This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as the northern lights.

Question:

This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as the northern lights.

Northern Lights:

The northern lights are bright lights that appear in the sky in or near arctic regions. Alaska, Canada, Siberia and the Scandinavian countries are good places to view the northern lights.

Answer and Explanation:

The aurora borealis is a phenomena which is commonly known as the northern lights. It results when charged particles emanating from the sun interact...

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What are the Northern Lights? - Lesson for Kids
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