Odd spiral appears amid northern lights in Alaska night sky

In this photo provided by Christopher Hayden, a light baby blue spiral resembling a galaxy appears amid the aurora for a few minutes Saturday in the Alaska skies near Fairbanks. (Christopher Hayden via AP)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Northern light enthusiasts got a surprise mixed in with the green bands of light dancing in the Alaska skies: A light baby blue spiral resembling a galaxy appeared amid the aurora for a few minutes.