IN PICTURES: the spectacular Northern Lights at Ballintoy

The magnificent Northern Lights were visible at Sheep Island near Ballintoy on Wednesday night. PICTURE BY KEVIN McAULEY MULTIMEDIA
The magnificent Northern Lights were visible at Sheep Island near Ballintoy on Wednesday night. PICTURE BY KEVIN McAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The magnificent Northern Lights were visible last night (Wednesday) at Sheep Island near Ballintoy as the Earth moved into a new alignment with the Sun.

Currently the chance of witnessing the aurora borealis is high in areas such as North Wales, Northern England, Scotland and Ireland.

The magnificent Northern Lights were visible at Sheep Island near Ballintoy on Wednesday night. PICTURE BY KEVIN McAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The magnificent Northern Lights were visible at Sheep Island near Ballintoy on Wednesday night. PICTURE BY KEVIN McAULEY MULTIMEDIA

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The magnificent Northern Lights were visible at Sheep Island near Ballintoy on Wednesday night. PICTURE BY KEVIN McAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The magnificent Northern Lights were visible at Sheep Island near Ballintoy on Wednesday night. PICTURE BY KEVIN McAULEY MULTIMEDIA