It’s really hard to describe what it’s like to see these in person. “Jaw dropping” is one of the words that partially works.

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[youtube=]The magic of the Northern Lights

CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning

Published on Apr 19, 2015

In the high latitudes of Alaska, the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are a light show like no other. Lee Cowan travels to Fairbanks to witness the magical, even spiritual experience that viewing these extraordinary phenomena can be, and talks with photographer Ronn Murray about capturing the Aurora.