May 27/28 aurora
Auroral display at Elk Island, near Edmonton, Alberta. (Ray Wiens))
Surprise Aurora Show 2017

On the night of May 27-28 observers got to see a rare display of northern lights.

Given the recent decline in solar activity and the increasingly short nights, the widely observed (and photographed) aurora this past weekend was a pleasant surprise.

Here is a selection of photographs submitted by SkyNews readers:

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  • Northern Lights by Bill McMullen
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