Social media and citizen astronomers played a big part in the recognition of Steve.
A series of bright shafts of pastel-colored lights appeared in northern Ontario on January 6.
During equinox, the chances to see the aurora borealis display increases.
Auroras or northern lights moves in sync with the Earth's magnetic field, according to a recent study using the data from NASA's Themis mission.
In a single photograph taken by an astronaut in the International Space Station, a mind-blowing shot of bright lights of northern lights was captured.
NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope released a stunning photograph of Jupiter's massive aurora lights of high-energy particles. It is said to be massive enough to cover more than the Earth's surface.
While it has long been known that eastern California's Mono Lake and Mono Craters were set above a volcanic system, new 3D images of the massive magma chambers beneath will help scientists make predictions for the next eruption, a study says.
A news photographer who has shot the Aurora Borealis many, many times before, recently happened upon humpback whales frolicking beneath the pulsating lights.
Turns out that the first men and women to visit Mars might be in for a show. Experts from NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and several respectable institutes have determined that full and colorful auroras occasionally streak across the Red Planet's skies - confirmation that visible versions of the phenomenon occur on terrestrial planets other than Earth.