A combination of rare, high geomagnetic activity and cloud-free night skies treated many parts of the UK to an amazing aurora demonstration last night. Here are some of the finest photos that got snapped and posted to Twitter.
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) February 27, 2014
— Peter Christian (@manxmannin) February 28, 2014
— Adi Kingsley-Hughes (@the_pc_doc) February 28, 2014
— David West (@davidwestphoto) February 28, 2014
— Steven Thomson (@PhysicsSteve) February 28, 2014
Gizmodo UK is gobbling up the news in a different timezone -- so check them out if you need another Giz fix.