Essex residents get a glimpse of the Northern Lights

Halstead Gazette: Photo credit: Wendy Clark Photo credit: Wendy Clark

Stargazers normally have to travel to the Arctic Circle to get a view of the Northern Lights, but Essex residents got a sight of the phenomenon from their own homes last night.

The spectacular view, caused by electronically charged sun particles entering the Earth's atmosphere, lit up the night sky.

Felsted resident Wendy Clark was among the photographers to capture stunning pictures of the phenomenon, known as Aurora Borealis.

Did you take any pictures? Email your photos to bwtpost@nqe.com

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5:46pm Fri 28 Feb 14

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