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In Pictures: Northern Lights seen across Harrow in rare astronomical event

The Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, has been observed in various parts of Harrow, including Kenton, Rayners Lane, Harrow Weald, and North Harrow.

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Captured near Rayners Lane. Image: Leo Rex

This phenomenon was captured and shared by residents on the Harrow Online Group on Facebook.

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In West Harrow. Image: Asha

The entire UK is currently experiencing one of the best opportunities to view the Northern Lights since January 2005.

This rare sighting coincides with a significant increase in solar activity, highlighted by a sunspot 16 times the width of Earth.

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Over St Mary’s Church, Harrow on the Hill. Image: Imran

This sunspot has produced several solar flares and complex coronal mass ejections (CMEs), which are now making their way towards Earth.

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Northolt West London. Image: Alexia Buhlea.

The Northern Lights were first spotted on the evening of Friday, May 10, and are expected to be visible again on Saturday night, offering residents another chance to witness this spectacular natural display.

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Stunning photo of the Northern Lights in North Harrow tonight.
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