CNN PRODUCER NOTE This beautiful time lapse film of the Aurora Borealis phenomenon comes from near the small town of Cobourg in Ontario, Canada, where MalcolmPark spent an evening observing the night sky. "I live in a small town, so I drove just north of town to some higher ground where there were no street lights and a nice view of the horizon [and] where a neighbour has a hay field," he said. "When aurora flare up, something much bigger than us is happening out there in space ... it creates a beautiful, harmless colorful display that we can observe without fear." The spectacular display, also known as the northern lights, comes from a Coronal Mass Ejection, or burst of solar wind, which impacted the Earth's atmosphere over the weekend.
- sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer