The aurora borealis streaking across Alaskan skies this week…

The latest solar storm has produced a spectacular light show in northern skies. The aurora borealis streaking across Alaskan skies this week captivated sky watchers.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The aurora borealis streaking across Alaska skies this week captivated sky watchers who camped out in sub-zero temperatures to photograph the lights, billed as the most active in years.

At the same time, scientists say the light show is a sign of a new solar cycle that heralds many geomagnetic storms.

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