Amazing pictures capture Northern Lights in our skies

Picture by Glen Hamilton.

Picture by Glen Hamilton.

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Our skies were rippling with the colours of the Northern Lights last night.

These great pictures were captured by Glen Hamilton next to Souter Lighthouse.

Picture by Glen Hamilton.

Picture by Glen Hamilton.

The phenomenon, known as aurora borealis is caused by the interaction of the solar wind - a stream of charged particles escaping the Sun - and Earth’s magnetic field and atmosphere.

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