September 13, 2014 12:36 pm
Updated: September 13, 2014 1:24 pm

In Photos: Northern lights dazzle eastern Canada

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Watch the video above: The northern lights light up eastern Ontario.

TORONTO – People in eastern Canada were treated to a fantastic display of the northern lights Friday night.

The coronal mass ejection (CME) impacted Earth earlier in the day, triggering the dazzling lights. Though it was daylight in Canada, the geomagnetic storm peaked just after sunset in eastern Canada, giving residents in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario a fantastic display.

The northern lights lit up the sky near Picton, Ontario, Friday night.

Courtesy Malcolm Park

Even after the main impact, the northern lights were visible from parts of southern Ontario.

Courtesy Dave Patrick

Even the northern United States were graced with the beautiful display.

READ MORE: Keep an eye on the sky – The season of northern lights is approaching

And even, in space.

There’s still the chance that we may see yet another display of northern lights Saturday. So remember to keep an eye on the sky after sunset.

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