Northern lights captured from Northumberland in stunning timelapse

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Northern lights captured from northumberland in stunning timelapse

The Independent published this video item, entitled “Northern lights captured from Northumberland in stunning timelapse” – below is their description.

A stunning rare showing of the Northern Lights has been captured in a timelapse video.

Dan Monk, 31, captured the video while he was working in Kielder Forest, Northumberland, on Sunday evening.

They are commonly more known for being seen in Iceland and Norway, but you can also see them in Sweden, Finland, Russia, Canada and Alaska.

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