Photos: Sky Over New York City Illuminated Blue After Electric Flash

The night sky over New York City was illuminated bright blue Thursday after an electric flash at a Con Edison power station in Queens.

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Rich Villodas
Bright blue light over Queens, New York.
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Roni Mazumdar
A New Jersey resident across the Hudson River captured this photo of the New York City skyline illuminated blue Thursday night.
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Zach Laks
The sky over a neighborhood in Astoria, Queens lit up so bright that it briefly appeared to be daytime before turning blue.
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Jareen Imam
This image captured from the Upper West Side, facing northwest, shows a blue sky over New York City.
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@Sightofmysights
Sky over East Harlem.
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The electric flash knocked out power at LaGuardia Airport, grounding flights for several hours.
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Alice Jung
NYC's sky seen from New Jersey.
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Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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