aurora borealis

Northern lights show...The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 18, 2015. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Aurora. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District. 

Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island in Northumberland, the morning after a disappointing night for star gazers as they were unable to see the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, from this location.

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Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island in Northumberland, the morning after a disappointing night for stargazers who had expected to see the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, from this location