Northern Lights brighten up the sky across New England

The Aurora Borealis brought green and purple to the night sky in York, Maine.
The Aurora Borealis brought green and purple to the night sky in York, Maine.
Rob Wright

New Englanders from the Massachusetts North Shore up to Maine were treated to a glimpse of the beautifully colored Northern Lights Sunday night.

Also known as the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights are a natural-light display that enlivens the nighttime sky in northern latitudes.

Photographer Rob Wright took this time-lapse video from York, Maine Sunday night.

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Here’s a view from Moose Head Lake in northern Maine.

Mount Washington in northern New Hampshire posted these photos of the light display.

John Stetson in Sebago Lake, Maine sent this photo of the skyline.

John Stetson

Finally, a trip just over to Nova Scotia gave some of the best colors.