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Views of the northern lights from around the US

(NEXSTAR) – People around the U.S. were buzzing Friday night as they tried to catch a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis that swept across the country.

Phones and cameras were obviously in hand, hoping to catch a photo of a night that many Americans may never forget.

Thankfully, a lot of those people also shared those photos with family, friends, social media, and some local news stations.

Check out some of these awesome photos taken from around the country:

(Courtesy: Vinz Leonardo, Plainfield, IL)
(Courtesy: Jeff Houston, Gwinnett, CO)
(Courtesy: Adam Marshall, Vestasburg, MI)
The Northern lights fill the sky at the Bogus Basin ski resort on Saturday, May 11, 2024 in Boise, Idaho. (Kyle Green (AP Photo/Kyle Green)
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – MAY 11: Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), also known as aurora, colorful lights shift, illuminate the sky in Rochester, New York, United States on May 11, 2024. (Photo by Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu via Getty Images)
(Courtesy: Jayson Jacobs, Tennessee)
(Courtesy: Spencer Hammersmith, Hudsonville, MI)
(Courtesy: Chris Bouzakis, WWLP)
(Courtesy: Lindsay Miller, Savannah, Georgia)

With the northern lights expected to stick around for the weekend all around the U.S., have your cameras and phones at the ready.

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