Aurora Over Northeast US

  • Even major metropolitan areas like this one can see the aurora on occasion
  • Zoom out, look around. What is this? Where is it?
  • If this image interests you, explore and learn more.


Location on map
Night lights


Image with labels
Open Google Map
Aurora Over Northeast US

The lights of the northeastern United States are only outshined by the lights of the aurora.

The International Space Station is a great place to view aurora, being able to get unique angles of the earth's poles.


Would anybody in these major cities be able to see the aurora?

Does light pollution affect the ability to see aurora?