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Reykjavik Turned out the Lights for an Unprecedented View of the Northern Lights

The Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik turned out all of its lights for an opportunity to get an even more spectacular view of the Aurora Borealis on Wednesday night. The city council ordered that the street lights in most neighborhoods be turned out and encouraged residents to turn off the lights in their houses for an hour yesterday evening. The reduced light pollution allowed visitors and locals alike to view the Northern Lights phenomenon with drastically improved visibility.
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