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The northern lights over Freeport, Maine Submitted by Ben Willauer

The big dipper is visible during aurora borealis Friday in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Sharon Wood/Kennebec Journal

A rare aurora borealis hangs over the rocky shoreline of Peaks Island, Maine, and Casco Bay. Long Island is visible in the distance. Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald

Otis McCanna, 16, Arlo McCanna, 11, Jennifer Mora and photographer Ben McCanna pose for a self-portrait on Peaks Island, Maine, as the sky turns red behind them. Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald

The northern lights Friday over Albany, Maine Tiffany Smith/Sun Journal

Seen over the Greely sports fields in Cumberland Submitted by Beth Hamilton

Taken over Princes Point Road in Yarmouth, Maine Submitted by Kelly Rodgers

Taken in Harpswell, Maine Submitted by Kirk Niese

The northern lights are seen over Buxton, Maine. Gillian Graham/Portland Press Herald

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The northern lights flare in the sky over a farmhouse, late Friday, in Brunswick. Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press

Taken at the Sebago Lake boat launch in Standish, Maine, where Bonny Eagle High science teacher says more than 100 people gathered to see the northern lights. Some travelled from as far as Massachusetts and Connecticut. Submitted by Melissa Mackenzie

Taken off 236 in South Berwick, Maine Submitted by Julia DeSisto

Taken around 10:40 p.m. from the western promenade in Portland, Maine Submitted by Rachel Desrosiers

Joseph Lindsey walks to the corner of Elizabeth Road and Whitney Avenue in Portland, Maine, just after 10 p.m. Friday. Submitted by David Devoe

Taken just after 11 p.m. on New Portland Road in Gorham, Maine Submitted by David Devoe

The northern lights over the Scarborough Marsh, including the streak of an airplane’s lights. Submitted by Towle Tompkins

The northern lights are seen from Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, Maine, around 10:45 p.m. Lana Cohen/Portland Press Herald

Taken at the western promenade in Portland, Maine Hannah Clark/Maine Trust for Local News

Taken at the Sebago Lake boat launch in Standish, Maine Submitted by Melissa Mackenzie

Taken about 10:30 p.m. in Woolwich, Maine Submitted by Allison Hepler

Taken at the Sebago Lake boat launch in Standish, Maine Submitted by Melissa Mackenzie

Taken in Whitefield, Maine Submitted by Bailey Hamilton

Taken in Whitefield, Maine Submitted by Bailey Hamilton

Taken from in the west end of Portland, Maine Hannah Clark/Maine Trust for Local News

Taken on Lewis Street in Portland, Maine Hannah Clark/Maine Trust for Local News

Taken from the top of a roof on Munjoy Hill in Portland, Maine, around 11:30 p.m. Submitted by Kris Lape

Taken around 10 p.m. on Willard Beach in South Portland, Maine, looking toward Peaks Island. Submitted by John Dana

Taken at a home in Albany, Maine Tiffany Smith/Sun Journal

Taken at a home in Albany, Maine Tiffany Smith/Sun Journal

Taken between Friday evening in a backyard off Intervale Road in Bethel, Maine Submitted by Chloe Chamberland

Taken between Friday evening in a backyard off Intervale Road in Bethel, Maine Submitted by Chloe Chamberland

Taken from Greely Road Extension in North Yarmouth, Maine Submitted by Mark Bradeen

Taken from Greely Road Extension in North Yarmouth, Maine Submitted by Mark Bradeen

Taken at Wilson Lake in Wilton, Maine Submitted by Amanda Rowley

Taken in Minot, Maine Submitted by Kayleigh Ogden

Taken in Minot, Maine Submitted by Kayleigh Ogden

Taken from Cape Cod Hill in New Sharon, Maine Submitted by Darryl Wood

Taken from Cape Cod Hill in New Sharon, Maine Submitted by Darryl Wood

 


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