WATCH: 5 of the best northern lights videos you will ever see

A man poses standing on a rock looking at the northern lights. File/Tom White/AP Photo

TORONTO – With the deluge of stunning northern lights photos from last week, you may be having some symptoms of northern lights withdrawal (or, like me, bitter that you weren’t able to see them for yourself).

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The northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, are truly a stunning spectacle of the universe. So here are a few videos for you to enjoy until the sun decides to send out another blast of particles our way, and most of them are all from right here at home (remember to put these all on HD if you can!).

Though Randy Smith didn’t take the images himself – he used video from NASA’s Crew Earth Observations – this video shows the actual halo envelop Earth’s pole (see if you can spot the Manicouagan Crater in Quebec, at 2:47).

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Aurora Borealis – 250 Miles Above the Earth from Randy Smith on Vimeo.

This video is from Chad and Linnea Blakely as part of their “Lights over Lapland” tours in Abisko National Park, Sweden. If sometimes people warn you about loud noises, this time you’re being warned of brightness. Just an incredible display.

Auroras dancing over Lake Torneträsk in Abisko National Park January 13, 2013 – Remix from Lights Over Lapland on Vimeo.

Richard Gottardo takes some beautiful timelapses. Here, he captures the northern lights over Kananaaskis, Canmore and Banff, Alberta.

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Northern Lights – Feb 19 & 20, 2014 from Richard Gottardo on Vimeo.

Yuichi Takasaka is an aurora chaser who spends much of his time in Yellowknife. Here, he captured the northern lights in last week’s display.

Early September Aurora in Yellowknife from Yuichi Takasaka on Vimeo.

In his post of the northern lights over Yukon, Phil Hart wrote, “My three favourite things in the world are mountains, aurora and snow.” Hart manages to capture all three in this spectacular video.

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The Yukon’s Northern Lights from Phil Hart on Vimeo.

And just so we don’t “shaft” those living and working at the south pole, here is a bonus video of the southern lights – the aurora australis.

90° South – right at the geographic South Pole from Robert Schwarz on Vimeo.

Let’s hope that we get some more beautiful displays like this soon.

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