Clear skies have made the Northern Lights visible in parts of Lancashire and Greater Manchester this weekend.

Forecasters predict that the aurora borealis is also tipped to put in an appearance on Sunday.

Several people have reported seeing the natural light show on Saturday - including Camera Club member Mark Hainey who shot this stunning image from Westhoughton

He wrote: "Aurora Borealis looking out to Rivington. It's blasting away overhead, pinks, purples and green."

It comes as a bright moon halo caught the eye of many on Saturday evening, with some taking to social media asking what 'the ring of light' is.

One said: "Check out the moon halo in the sky right now!

"Looks amazing, and Jupiter is just to the right."