PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (CBS) —  Residents in certain parts of the region saw a majestic light show in the sky Sunday night.

A geomagnetic storm brought sightings of the Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights.

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Northern lights (Courtesy: Mount Washington Observatory)

Northern lights (Courtesy: Mount Washington Observatory)

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The Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire reported a sighting at 8 p.m., and captured the colorful glow.

They could also be seen in Maine and as far south as Massachusetts.

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You’re more likely to spot the colorful night sky looking north along the horizon and away from the city lights.