Usually, people have to go far north in winter to Alaska, Canada, or Scandinavia to see an aurora. You can also see auroras in New Zealand. The biggest sun storm in over 20 years occurred over the weekend, and it sent a lot of energy through space to the Earth. People could see auroras all over the world. The skies turned pink, purple, and green as far south as Florida in the U.S. and as far north as Queensland in Australia. We couldn’t see an aurora here in Nagoya, but the newspaper said that you could see one in Tohoku and in Hokkaido. My sister, who lives near Boston, sent me a photo of the aurora there. The sky was just beautiful! (122 words)