The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:17PM EST 
Last Updated Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:33PM EST

A fireball exploded and lit up the skies over Yellowknife early Thursday morning, but was not believed to have caused any damage.

One expert compared it to a similar incident that took place over Montreal last November.

An image of the explosion was posted on the website of It was captured by a photographer who was leading a tour of the Aurora Borealis.

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