The aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, illuminate the sky on Friday night into Saturday morning at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park south of Port Angeles. A G5 magnetic storm created conditions for the aurora to be visible to large portions of North America, including hundreds of people who ventured to the ridge to watch the geomagnetic spectacle. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

The aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, illuminate the sky on Friday night into Saturday morning at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park south of Port Angeles. A G5 magnetic storm created conditions for the aurora to be visible to large portions of North America, including hundreds of people who ventured to the ridge to watch the geomagnetic spectacle. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Lighting up the sky

The aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, illuminate the sky on Friday night into Saturday morning at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park south of Port Angeles.

A G5 magnetic storm created conditions for the aurora to be visible to large portions of North America, including hundreds of people who ventured to the ridge to watch the geomagnetic spectacle.

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