This stunning photo of the northern lights was taken near Alix early Saturday morning. More photos can be seen on the photographer’s Twitter page – @dartanner. (Photo by Darlene Tanner)

This stunning photo of the northern lights was taken near Alix early Saturday morning. More photos can be seen on the photographer’s Twitter page – @dartanner. (Photo by Darlene Tanner)

PHOTOS: Northern lights in central Alberta

The scene was “stunning” near Alix early Saturday morning, says a central Alberta photographer.

“Last night we had a G2 solar storm and we saw aurora until the sun came up,” said a post on the Team Tanner Aurora and Weather Chasers Facebook page.

More photos can be found at www.facebook.com/treeanddar.

 

This stunning photo of the northern lights was taken near Alix early Saturday morning. More photos can be seen on the photographer’s Twitter page – @dartanner. (Photo by Darlene Tanner)

This stunning photo of the northern lights was taken near Alix early Saturday morning. More photos can be seen on the photographer’s Twitter page – @dartanner. (Photo by Darlene Tanner)

This stunning photo of the northern lights was taken near Alix early Saturday morning. More photos can be seen on the photographer’s Twitter page – @dartanner. (Photo by Darlene Tanner)

This stunning photo of the northern lights was taken near Alix early Saturday morning. More photos can be seen on the photographer’s Twitter page – @dartanner. (Photo by Darlene Tanner)

Northern lights were also visible around Lacombe and Blackfalds area over the weekend. Photo by Gus Sta. Cruz

Northern lights were also visible around Lacombe and Blackfalds area over the weekend. Photo by Gus Sta. Cruz

Northern lights were also visible around Lacombe and Blackfalds area over the weekend. Photo by Gus Sta. Cruz

Northern lights were also visible around Lacombe and Blackfalds area over the weekend. Photo by Gus Sta. Cruz