The Northern Lights were on show across the region on Sunday night.
There was an amazing show of the aurora borealis in Kielder, in Northumberland.
The show was also captured at Bamburgh and further south at Steetly Pier, in Hartlepool.
Cameras at Kielder Observatory caught a time lapse of this display on Sunday 2 October.
Astronomer Dan Monk, who works at Kielder Observatory, said: "We saw one of the best displays of the Northern Lights in a long time from the UK."
Tom Wright, who caught the phenomenon at Bamburgh lighthouse, said: "By far the most stunning thing I have ever witnessed."
The light show happens when atoms in the Earth's high-altitude atmosphere collide with charged particles from the sun.
Want a quick and expert briefing on the biggest news stories? Listen to our latest podcasts to find out What You Need To know...