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Rare Aurora Borealis in Oregon: Must See Photos

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Aurora Borealis in Oregon? You bet your sweet colorful sky! The flickering lights, mostly caused by the sun's radiation, can sometimes be seen up to hundreds of miles from their origins at the poles, but rarely reach as far as our Oregon skies.
Regardless, May 31 was a night of amazing photography opportunities as the colorful lights stretched across the state and we slept right through it! Luckily, someone was paying attention. The video below was taken by Brad Goldpaint, an unassuming photographer at Crater Lake last Friday night, read his explanation below.

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