Did you capture a glimpse of the Northern Lights last night?

Stargazers in some parts of the region watched a mesmerising display of the Northern Lights last night.

Monday, 7th March 2016, 10:48 am
Updated Monday, 7th March 2016, 11:41 am
The Northern Lights.

The aurora borealis, which is usually only visible in Scotland, painted the sky green and blue in some parts of the East Midlands yesterday evening (Sunday, March 6)

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The phenomenon occurs when charged particles from the sun strike atoms in Earth’s atmosphere, creating a beautiful aurora.

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