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Aurora Borealis

Published 01/03/2014 | 10:55

Aurora Borealis last night over Clonmany, Co. Donegal. Credit: Brendan Diver
Aurora Borealis last night over Clonmany, Co. Donegal. Credit: Brendan Diver
Aurora Borealis last night over Clonmany, Co. Donegal. Credit: Brendan Diver
Aurora Borealis last night over Clonmany, Co. Donegal. Credit: Brendan Diver
Aurora Borealis last night over Clonmany, Co. Donegal. Credit: Brendan Diver
Photo taken on 27/02/14 of aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known at Embleton Bay in Northumberland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday February 27, 2014. See PA story ENVIRONMENT NorthernLights. Photo credit should read: Tom White/PA Wire
Photo taken on 27/02/14 of aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known at Embleton Bay in Northumberland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday February 27, 2014. See PA story ENVIRONMENT NorthernLights. Photo credit should read: Tom White/PA Wire
The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, at St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday February 28, 2014. See PA story ENVIRONMENT NorthernLights. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
The aurora borealis is seen in the night sky over Cumbria in northwest England in this picture provided by Jonathan Cooper February 27, 2014. Picture taken February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Cooper/Handout via Reuters
Northern lights over Carrickabrachy Castle on the Isle of Doagh, Inishowen, co. Donegal. Credit: Bauke Roof Photography / www.baukeroof.com
The narrow Arch of the ruins of Greenhill Chapel shaped like an arrow hence the title "Pointing Upwards" .Taken at Greenhill Graveyard , The Parish, Buncrana, Co.Donegal
Caitlin Mc Eleney-O'Kane (10), from Derry, watching the Northern Lights in Donegal. Picture: Gerard O'Kane
The Northern Lights seen from Greenhill Graveyard, Buncrana, in Co Donegal.
The Northern Lights seen in Inishowen, Co Donegal. Adam Rory Porter
The rare red aurora seen last night across the UK is caused by high-altitude oxygen, which can be as high as 200 miles
The Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights as they are commonly known, at St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.
Usually the best spots to see the lights are those places close to the north pole, such as Iceland and Norway

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