Northern lights dance over Alberta Thanksgiving evening
Northern lights danced across the Edmonton region Monday night.
The show started around 10:30 p.m.
CTV News viewers in northeast Edmonton and Strathcona County shared these pictures of the vibrant green aurora borealis.
Aurora borealis were visible in Alberta's capital city on Thanksgiving, Oct. 11, 2021. (Credit: Michelle Richard)
Auroras are caused by solar wind in the magnetosphere, which results in the collision between gas particles in the earth’s atmosphere and charged particles from the sun’s atmosphere.