Halloween northern lights spotted over Derbyshire

There was an eerie glow in the Derbyshire skies last – but it had nothing to do with Halloween.

Monday, 1st November 2021, 9:43 am
The stunning northern lights were visible over Derbyshire. Photo: Rod Kirkpatrick/F Stop Press

Instead, it was a rare glimpse of the stunning northern lights which were visible in the skies over the county.

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This photo by Rod Kirkptrick shows Freya Kirkpatrick, 13, climbing on Over Owler Tor to photograph the lights in the Peak District near Hathersage.

The Aurora Borealis light-show was visible further south than usual following a large solar flare which erupted from the sun on Thursday.