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Air force pilot snaps amazing northern lights photos

U. S. Air Force pilot Ross Franquemont of the pictures of the northern lights of 70,000 feet in Canada.

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A us Air Force pilot, has captured incredible close-up photos of the northern lights from the cockpit of his plane.

The New York Post reports that Ross Franquemont was than 70,000 feet over Canada in his U-2 Dragon Lady when he is in touch with the amazing natural light show.

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Pilot Ross Franquemont the recordings from the cockpit of his U-2 Dragon Lady.

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The Sun reports that Franquemont plane was traveling at about 500 mph, making the capture of the continuously moving phenomenon is difficult. Nevertheless, the pilot was able to capture a series of beautiful photos. His flight in Canada took place at the end of last month, according to the Sun.

The pilot’s photographs of the swirling green lights are selfies and pictures down the line of his plane’s wings.

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The northern lights occur when particles from the sun interacting with the magnetic field of the Earth.

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The northern lights, or Aurora Borealis, are the result of particles from the sun interacting with the magnetic field of the Earth, according to LiveScience, which notes that the phenomenon occurs in the Arctic Circle.

Last year’s French astronaut Thomas Pesquet captured beautiful images of the northern lights from the International Space Station.

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Some of the photos are taken along the line of the line of his plane’s wings.

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The Southern Lights, the southern hemisphere counterpart to the Northern Lights, usually located over Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, according to LiveScience.

Last year, a remarkable time-lapse video of the Southern Lights, or Aurora Australis, captured from the window of a plane.

Franquemont looks out from the cockpit of his U-2 Dragon Lady.

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The video was taken on a flight from Dunedin in New Zealand to see the remarkable light display.

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