Look up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! ...No, It's the Northern Lights! 

Where Can You See The Northern Lights In The Tri-Cities?

All the newspapers and TV stations are reporting that if you look hard enough, you'll be able to spot the Northern Lights right here in the Tri-Cities.

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I haven't been able to see anything and I even have a telescope that my wife got me Christmas a few years ago.

What's The Real Name Of The Northern Lights?

I'm learning that it takes some skill to catch a glimpse of the elusive Aurora Polaris or Aurora Borealis as the Northern Lights are scientifically-known.

The good news, a friend of mine managed to snap some killer shots and I thought I'd share them with you.

6 Amazing Photos Of The Northern Lights Captured On Film

take a look at 6 amazing photos of the Northern Lights captured on camera.

In Other Parts Of The World, The Northern Lights Can Be Seen 24/7

My friend Laura is vacationing in Alaska and snapped the pictures.

I was doing some research about the Northern Lights and we make it such a big deal here in the Tri-Cities since we don't see them that often here but in other parts of the world, it seems to be a familiar sight.

You can see the Northern Lights in Alaska and Greenland most of the time and my friend Laura snapped these pictures while there.

I'm going to keep using my telescope to see the Northern Lights in the Tri-Cities but for now, enjoy these photos that my friend Laura took.

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