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Aurora over Scotland (188 files)

Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights displays photographed taken over Aberdeeshire in Scotland since 1989 covering some 350 events with arc, rays, coronas with a wide rnage of shapes and colours
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213981jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Orion Pleiades Corona green zenith celestial wings from Tomnaverie Bronze Age stone circle site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south the last of the digital photos was taken at 00.18.10hrsUT for 10secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213980jhp 
 Scotland flanker monolith Aurora Borealis Orion Pleiades Corona green zenith wings Tomnaverie Bronze Age stone circle site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 00.17.20hrsUT for 16secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213979jhp 
 Scotland flanker Stones Aurora Borealis south Pleiades Corona green zenith wings Tomnaverie Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 00.16.23hrsUT for 16secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213978jhp 
 Scottish flanker above Aurora Borealis south Orion Pleiades Corona zenith wings Tomnaverie Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 00.15.11hrsUT for 17secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213977jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis south Orion Pleiades Tarland Tomnaverie Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 00.14.32hrsUT for 13secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213975jhp 
 Scotland Stone Circle Aurora Borealis above flanker red colours rays North Tarland Tomnaverie Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the north in the direction of Tarland was taken at 00.12.47hrsUT for 16secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213974jhp 
 Scotland Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona red colours rays Plough North Tarland Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the north in the direction of Tarland was taken at 00.12.18hrsUT for 13secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213973jhp 
 Scotttish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona arms colours rays Tarland Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the north west in the direction of Morven was taken at 00.00.36hrsUT for 14secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213970jhp 
 Deeside Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona dome rays Tarland Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the north west in the direction of Tarland was taken at 23.58.42hrsUT for 15secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213967jhp 
 Scotland Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona rays recumbent Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.56.31hrsUT for 12secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213959jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona red green rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.27.22hrsUT for 20secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213956jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis corona building red green rays dome stone Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.25.12hrsUT for 15secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213955jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis corona building red green rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.24.10hrsUT for 15secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213954jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis sweeping red green rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.23.29hrsUT for 14secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213952jhp 
 Scotland Stone Circle Aurora Borealis sweeping red rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.21.36hrsUT for 19secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213951jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis sweeping arms Stars rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.20.58hrsUT for 13secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213949jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Northern Lights Corona Orion Stars red rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.19.04hrsUT for 16secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213947jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona Orion Stars rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.15.05hrsUT for 16secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213946jhp 
 Scotland Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona activity rays Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.13.18hrsUT for 15secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213943jhp 
 British Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona dome zenith Pleiades Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.08.44hrsUT for 13secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control but this early exposure is on the short side. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213942jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona dome Pleiades Tomnaverie flanker Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo of a new surge in the display and strong development of a coronal zenith to the south was taken at 23.08.14hrsUT for 10secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control but this early exposure is on the short side. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213941jhp 
 Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona Orion flanker red ray Tarland Deeside winter Scotland Tomnaverie recumbent and flankers of the Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo was taken at 22.57.10hrsUT for 13secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control but this early exposure is on the short side. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213940jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle RSC Aurora Borealis Corona west red ray Tarland Deeside Scotland Tomnaverie recumbent and flankers of the Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo was taken at 22.56.13hrsUT for 12secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control but this early exposure is on the short side. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera, upright
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213939jhp 
 Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona Orion red ray Tomnaverie Deeside Scotland recumbent and flankers of the Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo was taken at 22.55.46hrsUT for 11secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control but this early exposure is on the short side. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213937jhp 
 Scottish Stone Circle Aurora Borealis Corona Orion red ray Deeside Scotland Tomnaverie recumbent and flankers of the Bronze Age site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland to the west of Aberdeen. Unusually this evening of ongoing activity started around 16.00 hours as a major storm on 20th November 2003. This digital photo was taken at 22.34.58hrsUT for 8secs and these cf139 digital photos were taken at 800ISO, I think I felt the power of the display justified a stop down from my usual 1600ISO setting hoping perhaps for better noise control but this early exposure is on the short side. In hindsight this was to be one of the last major storms I witnessed on Deeside to date, 2018 culminating for me at Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland until after midnight, busy evening and in a sense the most spiritual experience I had photographing Aurora displays. I imagine those in the Bronze Age, without light pollution issues, would have often seen them as well. I had to leave Crooktree at 18.30 to teach at Aboyne where my photography students got dragged out to witness the continuing display and then went from there to Tomnaverie. The evenings’ displays were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film photos started at around 17.40hrsUT. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 15.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera using a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens, giving a fairly undistorted wide angle image, wide open aperture with most exposures manually near the 20 seconds mark which experience suggested was around the best exposure for the low light Aurora displays. These were digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and the noise factor was superior to the grain created pushing 400asa slide film to 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, 2003, November, winter, east, west, south, north, Tarland, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, flankers, Bronze, Age, zenith, crown, centre, dome, Arc, Rays, wings, sweeping, arms, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, stars, constellations, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, cycle, maximum, minimum, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, Van, Ellen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, moon, columns, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time, seconds, time, exposure, tripod, cable, release, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 15mm Fisheye, early, afternoon, digital, camera
Deeside Aurora au9462ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish March 1994 display ray arc stars Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 5th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north, this particular photo taken at 22.20hrs. This was the start of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle although it was on the evening of the 7th that the best display occurred. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP/RSP-402 pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, Cassiopeia, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-402, 35mm, exposed, time, long
Pulsing Aurora au941017jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Northern Lights pulsing flashing Cassiopeia March 1994 Aberdeenshire taken on the 10th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to north. This photo taken at 00.25hrsUT but it never developed in an active display although it followed a better period from this previous evening starting around 20.55hrs seven nights in a row of displays which finished on the 11th March during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. On the evening of the 9th and morning of the 10th there was a lot of flashes, like distant lightning, pulsing or patches of diffuse round light sources rather than the usual arc or rays. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Cassiopeia, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Faint Aurora au9469ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter display faint ray cloud Cassiopeia Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning of 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north, this particular photo taken at 00.35hrs. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle although it was on the evening of the 7th that the best display occurred. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, Cassiopeia, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Faint Aurora au9467jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display faint ray cloud Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning of 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north, this particular photo taken at 00.20hrs. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle although it was on the evening of the 7th that the best display occurred. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, Cassiopeia, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora The Ley au71819ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Ley tree dying down red rays winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 23.20hrs UT as it started to die down and was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen pushed the development 2 stops. They were exposed around the 15 seconds sligthly less than the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7169jhp 
 British Northern Lights telephone poles red yellow colours winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February photographed around 21.40hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7168jhp 
 Scottish aircraft strobe lights Aurora Borealis red colour Deeside February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February this one around 21.50hrs UT as it started to come active and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. The line of dots are the landing lights from commercila aircraft on approach to landing at Aberdeen Airport and in those days no flights could land after 10.00pm. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7167jhp 
 Scottish Aberdeenshire Aurora Borealis rays many arc more active February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February this one around 21.45hrs UT as it started to ceome active and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7165jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis early arc active stage telephone pole Deeside winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February this one around 21.45hrs UT as it started to ceome active and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7164jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis early beginning ray arc active building tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February this one around 21.42hrs UT as it started to ceome active and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7163jhp 
 British Aurora Borealis early stage ray arc active Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February this one around 21.40hrs UT as it started to ceome active and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71630jhp 
 Scotland Aberdeenshire Aurora Borealis display dying colours red sky tree winter display 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 22.35hrs UT with this current phase dying down. There was some more subdued activity on the morning of the 21st February around 01.45hrs but my slides hardly record anything. This was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle.
These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71626jhp 
 Scottish Deeside Aurora display quiet dying colours Banchory winter display 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 22.30hrs UT with this current phase dying down and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle.
These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71616jhp 
 Scottish Aurora display pole multiple red rays colours strong arc winter display 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 22.07hrs UT with this current phase beginning to die down and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle.
These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71615jhp 
 Scotland Aurora pole multiple red rays colourful winter display 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 22.05hrs UT with this current phase beginning to die down and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle.
These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71613jhp 
 Scotland Merry Dancers Aurora pole mulitple rays folding arc colourful winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February taken around 22.00hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71612jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights pole mulitple rays folding arc colours winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February taken approx 21.57hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71611jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights pole red rays over exposed star trails colours winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February taken at 21.57hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71610jhp 
 Scottish Northern Lights pole red rays high colours Banchory winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February taken around 21.55hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. I have already added other photos taken during this same display but using Fuji RSP11 film stock so it was a busy night but activity waxes and wanes so there are bursts of active bright displays followed by very subdued periods with little activity, maybe some flashes or a general colour hue in the sky. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 35mm slide film rated at 400asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 800asa. They were exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20secs I later settled on as about the best combined with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more saturated. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, 800asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7189ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display rays red silhouette Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February after 22.00hrs UT hrs and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7187ajhp 
 Aberdeenshire Aurora Borealis telephone pole Banchory red yellow winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 22.00hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7186ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora car headlights light polution red rays night Deeside 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February activity waning around 21.48hrs UT with several red rays and the problem with passing traffic happily very infrequent is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7185ajhp 
 British Aurora Northern Lights multiple red rays winter Deeside 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February activity waning around 21.46hrs UT with several red rays and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7184ajhp 
 Scotland Merry Dancers multiple rays arc bending winter Deeside 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February starting increased activity around 21.44hrs UT with several rays breaking of a folding arc and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7183ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis telephone pole arc curtains curved Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February starting increased activity around 21.42hrs UT with several rays breaking of a folding arc and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, curved, curtains, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au7182ajhp 
 Scottish Deeside Aurora Borealis telephone pole activity increasing Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February starting around 21.40hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71826ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis telephone poles dying quiet red glow winter Crathes February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February finishing around 23.20hrs UT, the last frame taken on this film and the display now lacking any activity or discernible rays and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, westwards, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71815ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora car headlights light polution red rays night Deeside 1990 February taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February around 22.30hrs UT with red and the problem with passing traffic happily very infrequent is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71813ajhp 
 Scotland Deeside Aurora Borealis red yellow colours Jim Henderson photo winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February after 22.22hrs UT hrs and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality as this appears.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71811ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis waning stars red silhouette tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February of which this is the 20th February after 22.20hrs UT hrs and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 15-20 seconds around the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a subdued quality akin to the human eye and bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality as this appears.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7159jhp 
 British Aurora Borealis The Neuk tree early poor low light winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road at my pull off on the Neuk farm. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February, this one on the 17th after 21.15hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 17th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au7154jhp 
 Deeside Aurora Borealis Neuk plane aircraft lights winter February Scotland 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February, this was only one I took around 19.45hrs UT on the 16th suggesting some activity which never happened and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality. 
These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 16th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au71517jhp 
 British Scottish Aurora Proton beam ray unique strange red light winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. This is porbably one of the most unusual events I photographed as the only sign of a display was this isolated beam of light, red to the eye, a hovering there for several minutes before disappearing without anyother activity. Susequently I have seen this type of structure described as a proton ray or beam rather than the normal electron charged rays of the more classical Aurora displays. I happened to speak to Andy Bradford who saw the same thing at Kincardine O'Neil, several miles to the west around the same time, 20.50hrs UT on the 19th February which ruled out one theory I had of a security light or helicopter pad landing light from Raemoir Hotel. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, proton, beam, column, light, unusual, rare, unique, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 19th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au71511jhp 
 Scotland Deeside Aurora lights dark low grade light winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road at my pull off on the Neuk farm. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February, this one on the 17th after 21.15hrs UT which did not last long and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, Neuk, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 17th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au71510jhp 
 Scottish Aurora display Neuk poor low grade light winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road at my pull off on the Neuk farm. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February, this one on the 17th after 21.15hrs UT and is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, Neuk, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 17th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71534jhp 
 Scotland Aurora display arc aircraft lights landing Aberdeen winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.16hrs UT with the stobe landing lights of an aircraft making its approach to Aberdeen Airport as the second this exposure shows the lights disappearing at the bottom right eastwards and at this time no flights were allowed after 22.00hrs. It was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, aicraft, plane, aeroplane, approach, landing, strobe, flashes, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71533jhp 
 Scottish Northern Aurora double active arc aircraft lights Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.15hrs UT with the stobe landing lights of an aircraft making its approach to Aberdeen Airport and at this time no flights were allowed after 22.00hrs. It was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, aicraft, plane, aeroplane, approach, landing, strobe, flashes, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71532jhp 
 Scottish Northern Lights double active arc start display Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.10hrs UT and was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71530jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis early double active arc display Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.05hrs UT and was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71526jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis low light poor arc display Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one of the 20th around 21.00hrs UT and was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 16th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Ley au71521jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis early evening display Ley tree winter February 1990 taken on the Harestone Road by The Ley tree to the west of Banchory taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and this tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo was from one of three films taken on the 16th-20th of February and is the opening one opf the 20th around 19.45hrs UT and was one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. There was activity on the nights of the 16th, 17th, 19th and 20th and I found during the 90’s there were often displays several nights in a row as later photos will illustrate whereas after 2006 most displays seem only to last one night and often several months apart so a very different Solar Cycle I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated as and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen at 1600asa, and exposed around the 10 seconds rather than the 20 I later settled on. Several of the photos show a generally poor level of activity and low light levels, not helped by the faster exposure time although to the human eye they bare probably a more accurate representation of what is seen in reality.

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90’s, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Ley, farm, entrance, layby, tree, telephone, poles, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, February, 20th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Arc Active qwe1713jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish arc active rays Deeside taken on the 12th January at 20.22 hrs 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I captured using my Nikon D700 being one of the first photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 6400 which allows for much shorter exposure of 8 secs with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. This was a fairly low grade display with the arc showing patchy activity with rays breaking off at different points. A possible aircraft strobe light is visible on the left handside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, evening, January, 2012, winter, DSLR, Nikon, D700, Nikkor, wide-angle, lens.
Aurora Deeside jkl8369jhp 
 Aurora Borealis February last photo Scottish faint low grade display green rays Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.32 with my efforts overall completing then when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8366jhp 
 Aurora Borealis winter Scotland faint low grade display green rays stars Plough Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.31 with my efforts overall completing at 22.32 when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8365jhp 
 Aurora Borealis winter Plough Ursa Major Scottish display green rays gap north Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.30 with my efforts overall completing at 22.32 when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis winter Scotland east north faint display green rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.29 with my efforts overall completing at 22.32 when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Northern Lights Crooktree west Scottish faint aircraft display green rays Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.20 with my efforts overall completing at 22.32 when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis Merry Dancers winter Scotland patching faint display green rays Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.18 with my efforts overall completing at 22.32 when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis winter Scottish faint low grade display green red rays Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins with this last phase of photography, this particular image was taken at 22.14 with my efforts overall completing at 22.30 when activity, although continuing until after midnight, was very faint and photography would have little value. During the earlier part of this phase there were pulsing sheets of light thrown upwards from the horizon into the higher atmosphere but as so low level that they cannot be photographed. This went on during low level activity with faint rays with an occasional stronger but briefly lasting single ray. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis Aberdeenshire winter Scottish green rays faint Crooktree Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 22.08, after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable but now generally dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Northern Lights meteor shooting star winter Scottish green rays west Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 20.57 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, meteor, shooting, star, westwards, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights faint quiet period winter Scotland green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 22.05 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity is in a general dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis westwards faint quiet period Scotland green red ray Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 22.04 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity is in a general dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis Grampian faint quiet phase waning winter Scottish green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 22.03 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity is in a general dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis faint rays phase waning winter Scotland green red rays Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 22.02 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity is in a general dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights winter Scottish green red rays Pleiades west Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.59 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis north faint quiet phase waning Scottish green rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.56 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity is in a general dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Northern Lights Torphins gean tree north winter Scotland green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.54 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The large tree is a gean and is on the alignment for magentic north. The street lights at the bottom right are Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, gean, tree, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis tree north faint quiet phase waning winter Scotland green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.53 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity is in a general dying off as the overall strength of the display subdues. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Northern Lights Pleiades winter Scottish green red ray tree silhouette Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.52 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights winter Scottish green rays North Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.52, looking northwards and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8326jhp 
 Aurora Borealis winter Scottish green rays North sheets curtains Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.51 looking northwards and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
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 Aurora Borealis west winter Scotland green red ray Pleiades stars Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. 
It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. 
The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.50 looking westwards and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8321jhp 
 Merry Dancers Northern Lights winter Scottish green red rays display Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.50 looking west and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8319jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights west building fresh display winter Scottish green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.03 looking westwards as new phase starts to build up and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8315jhp 
 Aurora Borealis display winter Scottish green red rays westwards nitrogen Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 21.00 with a new phase building towards the west after the original arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a hint of nitrogen gas visible alongside the red of oxygen. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8313jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern sky display winter Scottish green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 20.59, after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8306jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights winter Scottish green red rays arc quieter Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

It’s most active phase of the evening’s display was over around 20.30 including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 3200 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 15 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 20.57 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeable and a general dying off of the overall strength of the display. This phase sees more individual rays, green towards the northern centre with red rays to the western edges as seen in those with the large trees on the left. The Pleiades Star Constellation is visible in those with the strong red ray on the left. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Pleiades, west, westwards, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8302jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter photo green red rays North Crooktree Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 20.46 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeably. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8301jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Aberdeenshire winter Scottish green red oxygen rays Royal Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 20.45 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeably. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8299jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter Scottish green red rays Royal Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins, this one was around 20.44 and was after the arc has disappeared and the ray activity continued to the North with red high level oxygen gas colour started to appear more noticeably. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8283jhp 
 Aurora Borealis winter Scottish green red rays large ray westwards Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8284jhp 
 Northern Lights Scotland winter red large ray green rays stars Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8266jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Northern Lights green red Plough rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8298jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Crooktree cottage meteor winter Scottish green rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8295jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter pine trees silhouette green rays red Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8294jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter telephone pole red green rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8292jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish display greenred pink rays arc Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8290jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland pine trees silhouetted green red rays arc Deeside display taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8289jhp 
 Northern Lights Scotland winter green red purple nitrogen rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8286jhp 
 Aurora Merry Dancers Scottish green red purple rays curtains Deeside February display taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8285jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green rays arc Torphins light pollution patching Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, patches, patching, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8282jhp 
 Aurora Borealis display February 2014 photo Scotland green red rays Royal Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8280jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter red Plough Ursa Major green rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8279jhp 
 Aurora Borealis winter Scottish green rays folded arc Biog Dipper curtains Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8278jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter green red rays folded arc Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8277jhp 
 Aurora Merry Dancers winter Scottish green red rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8276jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter green red large rays folded arc Royal Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8275jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights winter Scottish green red rays arc Deeside Grampian taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8274jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter green red rays folded arc Deeside display taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8272jhp 
 Aurora Borealis nitrogen purple winter Scottish red green rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8271jhp 
 Aurora Borealis purple nitrogen rays winter Scottish green red folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8269jhp 
 Aurora Borealis winter Scottish green red rays folded arc aircraft lights Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, aircraft, strobe, lights, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8267jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scotland winter red green rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8265jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland winter Scottish green rays folded arc Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England.

This photo and those up to the cottage roof view where taken between 20.15 and 20.35 and give an idea of how active and varied a display can be in such a short time. It was also the most active phase of the evenings display including a fairly rare occurrence of a folded arc, more common in the most northern regions. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The first activity photographed of this display was about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Crooktree, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, folded, curtains, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, Cassiopeia, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, nitrogen, purple, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette, telephone, pole, cottage, roof, chimney.
Aurora Deeside jkl8264jhp 
 Aurora display pine tree Scotland winter silhouette green red trees branches Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8262jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland trees silhouette winter aircraft green pollution Torphins Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, aircraft, strobe, lights, flying, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8261jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish photo winter green red rays silhouette trees Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8260jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights pine tree Scottish winter silhouette green red rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8258jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland red winter Scottish green rays Deeside arc stars taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8253jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scottish red winter Scottish green rays Deeside arc stars taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8247jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scottish red ray winter Scotland green Aberdeenshire arc stars taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora Deeside jkl8242jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish green rays Deeside taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
Aurora 7Mar94 ab9477jhp 
 Aurora Scotland winter display green rays arc Merry Dancers Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east with the Plough or Usra Major lying side on at the right top. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, The Plough, Ursa Major, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab9476jhp 
 Aurora Borealis display green rays folded arc Aberdeenshire Scotland north stars taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east with the tail of The Plough dropping down at the right top. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, northwards, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab9474jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scottish Cassiopeia green rays folded arc Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east in this photo with Cassiopeia Constellation in the centre of the night sky. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, Cassiopeia, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab9473jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays yellow meteor arc Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with the Constellation of Cassiopeia in the centre. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. In this photo there is also evidence of a small meteor streak to the top of the right hand rays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, Cassiopeia, meteor, shooting star, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94636jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland north Cassiopeia green rays folded arc Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east with Cassiopeia lying towards the left side of the photo. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. The Star Constellation Cassiopeia is an ideal spring marker for the northern sky and likely area for Aurora displays- the autumn winter star marker is The Plough or Ursa Major. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Cassiopeia, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94635jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays folded arc curtains Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94634jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland evening display green rays folded arc curtains Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94633jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays purple arc westwards Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north here towards the West over a stand of Arran trees. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, nitrogen, purple, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94631jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Deeside westwards tree winter display green nitrogen gas rays arc Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with Cassiopeia lying to the right top. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. This photo was used as the cover image for The Aurora, a book published by me in 1997, now sadly out of print but still avaiable on the second hand market. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94630jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays breaking arc Cassiopeia Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with the Constellation Cassiopeia lying to the top right a good spring marker. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, Cassiopeia, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94629jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Aberdeenshire westwards winter display green rays arc taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with Cassiopeia sitting to the right hand side. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, westwards, trees, silhouette, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Cassiopeia, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94617jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green double arc Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north, these Arran trees being in a westerly direction towards Craigton Hill and Kincardine O'Neil. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90’s Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, double, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Northern Lights rty1941jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Torphins Scottish Northern Lights Plough stars green rays Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking magentic North with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.36.14hrs UT [01.36.14BST] with an exposure of 14 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible directly above with rays to the left beneath this constellation, a useful winter marker for locating displays with the street lights of Torphins on the right. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa, Major, Plough, Big, Dipper, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora Borealis Display rty1932jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photograph time exposure green arc rays Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking to magentic North with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.31.20hrs UT [01.31.20BST] with an exposure of 12 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible directly above with a large rays to the left cutting through the constellation, a useful winter marker for locating displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, constellation, stars, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora Borealis Display rty1928jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights flaming bright green rays Royal Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking to magentic North with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.27.10hrs UT [01.27.10BST] with an exposure of 15 secs. Strong activity at the base of the rays is indicated by the hotspots showing up this activity visible through a gap in the clouds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora Borealis Display rty1926jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green arc active rays Aberdeenshire photograph clouds taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking westwards with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.26.27hrs UT [01.26.27BST] with an exposure of 12 secs. This illustrates the problem with cloud making it difficult to see Aurora displays and here several of the rays extend higher than the cloud line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora Borealis Display rty1924jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Lights arc green rays west Royal Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking westwards with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.26.04hrs UT [01.26.04BST] with an exposure of 10 secs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon, westwards
Aurora Borealis & The Plough rty1933jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo Ursa Major stars autumn green curtain Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking to magentic North with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.31.46hrs UT [01.31.46BST] with an exposure of 12 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible directly above this distinctive constellation, a useful winter marker for locating displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big, Dipper, constellation, stars, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora & Ursa Major rty1934jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Plough Dipper autumn Scottish green rays Deeside photograph taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking to magentic North with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.32.24hrs UT [01.32.24BST] with an exposure of 9.2 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible directly above with a large rays to the left cutting through the constellation, a useful winter marker for locating displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Plough, Big, Dipper, Ursa, Major, constellation, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora & Aircraft rty1929jhp 
 Aurora Borealis photo aircraft lights Scottish green rays clouds Aberdeenshire taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions. Looking to magentic North with multiple rays just visible behind a thickening cloud bank at 00.27.33hrs UT [01.27.33BST] with an exposure of 15 secs. An aircraft strobe lights are visible by the left hand copse of trees and a large flaming ray base over Torphins, the street lights on the right. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, aircraft, lights, strobes, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1944jhp 
 Aurora Borealis cottage clouds autumn Scottish green rays Deeside Torphins taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Taken over the cottage towards magnetic North with rays amongst the increasing clouds at 00.42.45hrs UT [01.42.45BST] using an exposure of 6 secs. This was the last exposure at which the display waned and the clouds moved in; the street lights no the right are the village of Torphins. 
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Aurora over Deeside rty1942jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo autumnal green rays Torphins Deeside 2012 taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Looking northwards as the display comes to an end at 00.38.10hrs UT [01.38.10BST] with an exposure of 12 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible to the top left and the street lights are those of the village of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, northwards, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1936jhp 
 Aurora Merry Dancers Plough Scotland green arc rays Deeside photograph taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Looking to magentic North with multiple rays coming off an arc at 00.33.14hrs UT [01.33.10BST] with an exposure of 10 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible directly above with a large rays to the left cutting through the constellation, a useful winter marker for locating displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1927jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Scotland streaming green rays Deeside display taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Taken from Ord Fundlie hill track looking westwards as the display peaks with strong streaming on the rays at 00.26.44hrs UT [01.26.44BST] with an exposure of 12 secs. The cloud is beginning to break up and illustrates one of the biggest headaches of Aurora watching anywhere; they are visiible the thick clouds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, streaming, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, clouds, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1922jhp 
 Aurora Borealis display autumn Scottish green ray arc west Aberdeenshire taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Taken from Ord Fundlie hill track looking westwards as the display starts to get active again after a short waning with a strong ray at around 280 West at 00.25.08hrs UT [01.25.08BST] with an exposure of 10 secs. The cloud is beginning to break up and illustrates one of the biggest headaches of Aurora watching anywhere; they are visiible the thick clouds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1917jhp 
 Aurora display Scotland autumn moonlight green rays clouds Royal Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Taken in the garden looking westwards as activity starts behind clouds at 00.21.10hrs UT [01.21.10BST] with an exposure of 10 secs. The rocks and broom in the foreground are lit by the full moon as is the hillside in the distance. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1913jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scotland 2012 green rays Aberdeenshire arc stars taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Taken in the garden looking westwards as activity starts behind clouds at 00.20.30hrs UT [01.20.30BST] with an exposure of 3.8 secs. Gaps in the clouds are miracles for otherwsie nothing of this display would have been visible. Although forecast on Spaceweather.com as likely to occur, it was northern watchers that were advised to be alert, usually a sign it will not reach the UK. The Auroral Oval however dropped southwards to the 60 latitude and graphic data minor to amber alert on AuroraWatch.co.uk suggested it was worth checking outside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora over Deeside rty1905jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo autumn Scottish green rays Deeside taken on the 1st October 2012 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this back quarter and probably the best display now photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 6 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The light conditions were not perfect as the background light was from the full moon but dispels any myths that Aurora’s cannot be seen under such conditions.
Taken in the garden looking westwards as activity starts behind clouds at 00.18.28hrs UT [01.18.28BST] with an exposure of 6 secs. The Plough or Ursa Major is visible between the clouds. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Plough, Ursa, Major, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn, moonlight, full, moon
Aurora Westerly Activity qwe1716jhp 
 Northern Lights Scottish Aurora Aberdeenshire winter arc streaming rays West taken on Royal Deeside on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.23hrs UT and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Westerly Activity qwe1708jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish arc faint rays Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.12hrs UT and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Most Active qwe1714jhp 
 Aurora Borealis North Northern Lights Scottish arc active rays taken on Royal Deeside the 22nd January 2012 at 20.22.49hrs UT at its most active phase and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Minor Activity qwe1703jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish arc faint rays Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 19.31hrs UT and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Last Activity qwe1723jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish arc faint rays Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.23hrs UT, completing the evening display of this first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Faint Streaming qwe1709jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish arc faint rays Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.17hrs UT and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Faint Rays qwe1717jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights winter Scottish arc faint rays Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.25hrs UT near the finsih of the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Faint Rays qwe1713jhp 
 Northern Lights Scotland image winter Scottish arc rays Royal Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.22.24hrs UTduring the most active phase of the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Double Arc qwe1705jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photograph winter Scottish arc double Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 20.08hrs UT and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Double Arc qwe1700jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Scotland early winter double arc faint taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 19.27hrs UT with early stages of the first display for this year and best photographed on Royal Deeside since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure circa 8 secs average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Arc Early Stage qwe1690jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photo winter Scottish arc start band Deeside taken on the 22nd January 2012 at 19.02hrs UT and is the first display for this year and best photographed since end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a Nikkor 16-35 f4 lens and ISO settings of 3200/6400 which allows for much shorter exposure of 11 secs with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events.

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Aurora Corona Forest SOaunv19JH 
 Aurora Borealis Corona Winter Forest Silhouette Zenith Purple Red Rays power creating a corona towards the south west over Ord Fundlie forest on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen on 20th November, 2003 at around 19.04hrsUT 
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Aurora Corona Forest SOaunv14JH 
 Aurora Borealis Southern Corona Pink Rays Forest Photo Deeside Scotland display of huge power creating a corona towards the south west over Ord Fundlie forest on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen in November 2003 
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Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213953JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Rays Corona Drape Flanker Stone Circle Royal Deeside Scotland of the Bronze Age Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
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Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213950JHP 
 Scottish Aurora Stock Library Photos Displays Royal Deeside Stone Circle with early rays from a developing Corona drape over one of flankers of the Bronze Age Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213938JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Rays Corona Flanker Monolith Stone Circle Aberdeenshire Tarland in northern skies drape over one of flankers of the Bronze Age Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora over Stone Circle SO0213936JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Winter Red Display Tomnaverie Stone Circle Flanker Scotland with early rays from a developing Corona drape over one of flankers of the Bronze Age Recumbent Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Rays to East SO0213722JHP 
 November Aurora Borealis Corona Rays Carlights South East Aberdeenshire Evening Sky around 5.00pm Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen with strong red rays here seen towards the east with distant commuters heading to Torphins 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, eastwards, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, pink, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, evening
Aurora Rays SO021415JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Winter Stock Library Photograph Scottish Rays Night Display as often seen in Aberdeenshire with several rays extending off an earlier arc in the winter northern skies over Royal Deeside and exhibiting a mix of oxygen gas excitation with low level green and higher level red 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Rays SO021414JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Winter Northern Lights Aberdeenshire Royal Deeside Photo display as often seen in Aberdeenshire with several rays extending off an earlier arc in the winter northern skies over Royal Deeside and exhibiting a mix of oxygen gas excitation with low level green and higher level red 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Rays SO021404JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Rays Moving North Westerly Sky Royal Deeside Scotland near Kincardine O'Neil about 25 miles west of Aberdeen showing a colour change from green to red, low to high level oxygen gas excitation. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Rays SO021403JHP 
 Aurora Active Winter Rays Red Green Oxygen Gas Colours Night Sky Display as often seen in Aberdeenshire with several rays extending off an earlier arc in the northern skies over Royal Deeside and exhibiting a mix of oxygen gas excitation with low level green and higher level red 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, cold, frosty, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Rays & Forest SO0213720JHP 
 November Aurora Borealis Pink Corona Forest Pines Larch Trees Tops Silhouette burst into south western skies around 5.00pm over Ord Fundlie hill and forest on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen with strong purple and red colours and the display was active until past midnight 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, southwards, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, pink, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, evening
Aurora Rays & Forest SO0213713JHP 
 Scottish Winter Evening Aurora Borealis Corona Forest Trees Overhead Photo burst into south western skies around 5.00pm over Ord Fundlie hill and forest on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen with strong purple and red colours and the display was active until past midnight 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, southwards, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, southwards, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, pink, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, evening
Aurora Corona Stone Circle SO0213965JHP 
 Scottish Winter Aurora Red Corona Zenith Rays Tomnaverie Stone Circle Flanker Bronze Age Recumbent site near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Stone Circle SO0213964JHP 
 Red Scottish Winter Night Aurora Corona Rays Flanker Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Stone Circle SO0213958JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Corona Canopy Red Green Rays Flanker Tarland Deeside draping over one of flankers of the Bronze Age Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Stone Circle SO0213957JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Corona Canopy Stock Library Photo Royal Deeside Scotland draping over one of flankers of the Bronze Age Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Stone Circle SO0213945JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Rays Corona Flankers Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Rays East SOaunv32JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Corona East Headlights Aberdeenshire Winter Evening Scotland with street lights of Torphins to extreme left on Royal Deeside and looking in direction of Aberdeen on 20th November, 2003 around 19.12hrs 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, eastwards, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, pink, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, evening
Aurora Corona Orion SO0213948JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Rays East Orion Pleiades Stars Constellations Scottish Night Sky visible under a developing Corona which drapes over one of flankers of the Bronze Age Tomnaverie Recumbent Stone Circle near Tarland on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Aurora, Borealis, Corona, winter, November, Tarland, zenith, Tomnaverie, Recumbent, Stone Circle, flankers, Bronze Age, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, upright, stars, Orion, constellation, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Forest SOaunv31JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Royal Deeside Winter Evening Early Corona Forest Outline display of huge power creating a corona towards the south west over Ord Fundlie forest on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, November, winter, southwards, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, southwards, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, cycle, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, red, pink, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, evening

Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn (1 file)

Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Amarna Ferry El Till 5983EG07JHP 
 al-Till Ferryboat Crossing Egypt River Nile People Travellers Cars Amarna leaving the Minya side for those visiting this recently accessible site, the ancient capital built by the heretic Pharaoh Akhetaten and his Queen Nefertiti which was later dismantled after their fall from power. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, landscape, ferry, crossing, cars, cycles, people, women, men, passengers, crowded, riverbanks, palms, trees, upstream, water, boat, transport, bus, coach, al-Till, al-Amarnah, Amarna

Egypt > North of Cairo (1 file)

This gallery has photographs of the main sites North of Cairo, usually visited privately as not part of most Egyptian tours, and includes Heliopolis, Tell Basta near Zagazig and Tanis near the north coast of Egypt
Egyptian Motorcycle Repairs EG057143JHP 
 Egyptian Delta Town Street Shop Egyptians Work Motorcycles Repairs People in the area east of the town of Zigazig north of Cairo which has recently had a new visitors centre and museum built for its Bubastis Temple Site which still remains a rather confusing collection of damaged material with the main temple of Bastet reflected in this photographs. Damaged by earthquakes some 2000 years ago as is seen in much of the structural damage today it is still fascinating with the excitement of finding beautiful carvings and examples of the craftsmanship of those ancient builders now hidden away amongst grass and a scatter field of damaged remnants from what was a huge cult site to the Cat Goddess Bastet visited by hundreds and thousands of pilgrims as recorded by Herodotus. Not usually part of normal Egyptian packages these sorts of town images are part of a private trip into the northern areas of Egypt part of an interesting day journey that should include Tanis as well. 
 Keywords: Egypt Egyptian northern eastern Delta Zigazig ancient Tell Basta Bast Bubastis repairs motorcycle bikes working Egyptians customers landscape street modern town

Egypt > Saqqara & Memphis (1 file)

This gallery contains pictures of the two main sites usually visited together on a day trip south of Cairo - Saqqara with the famous Step Pyramid, a huge necropolis with many tombs and other pyramids and Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt now will an open air museum with the alabaster sphinx and the huge partial statue of Ramasses 11.
Saqqara Pyramid & Farmland EG051175jhp 
 Egypt Step Pyramid Saqqarah fields palm trees bicycle green crops vegetables backdrop and gives a very good idea of the reason for the location of this huge sprawling necropolis built along the desert escarpment well above the inundation zone of the River Nile. The fertile land supported the communities that built and later serviced these cult areas where the Valley Temple for instance would be the receiving place for offerings in memory of a particular Pharaoh after he became a God. In this case the unique and earliest stone built tomb, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser from 2500BC, the first experiment of the later true pyramid style is seen here towering above the fertile farming land that runs alongside the whole journey from Cairo. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Cairo, Saqqarah, Saqqara, Memphis, Bedrashein, Step, Pyramid, necropolis, landscape, digital, recent, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, ancient, history, desert, sand, reeds, palm, trees, fields, agriculture, vegetables, fertile, farming, date-palms, plantation, houses, donkey, crops, green, roadside, cycling, cyclist, hut

Scotland > Ancient Stones (46 files)

The gallery has photos of ancient Scottish sites such as recumbent stone circles, stone circles, long cairns, Pictish carvings and early fortifications including Tap ONoth, Bennachie, Kinord, and most of the following:
Aikey Brae RSC; Balquhain Stone Circle; Brandsbutt Stone; Broomend of Crichie Henge and Pictish Symbol Stone; Castle Fraser Stone Circle; Consumption Dykes, Kingswells; Corsedarder Memorial; Cothiemuir Wood RSC; Craigearn Standing Stone; Craw Stane, Rhynie; Cullerlie Stone Circle; Culsh earthhouse or souterrain; Easter Aquthorthies RSC; Eslie the Greater RSC; Eslie the Lessler RSC; Garrol Wood RSC; Glassel Stone Circle; Kinord Cross; Kirkton of Bourtie RSC; Loanhead of Daviot RSC; Long Cairn, Corsedarder; Maidenstone Symbol Stone; Mid Mar Stone Circle; Nine Staines RSC; Picardy Pictish Symbol Stone; Strichen RSC; Sueno Stone, Forres; Sunhoney RSC; Tomnaverie RSC;

Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8181jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle altar flankers monolith Scottish wide view Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, panorama, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8189jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle monolith framed closeup summer Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, close, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8188jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle flankers large monolith Scottish foreground Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8186jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle flankers large close monolith Scotland Gordon district Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8184jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle summer clouds Historic Scotland Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, panorama, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8170jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle stones monoliths Scotland Aberdeenshire trees located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8176jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle stones monolith Scotland Aberdeenshire photo located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8174jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle monoliths closeup Scottish summer Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8173jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Stone Circle stones flankers monoliths overview Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, panorama, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot RSC wyy8169jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle stones flankers monolith Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2011, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
South Leylodge Stones jkl8124jhp 
 South Leylodge Recumbent Flankers Stone Circle Kintore Aberdeenshire bronze Age historic ruined monument in a field [NJ766132] to the North of the dead end slip road signed Lauchintilly off the B977 Dunecht to Kintore Road. Only the flankers and recumbent appear to be left although there are several single standing stones in nearby fields, possibly monoliths from the original RSC but now useful scratching posts for cattle. Also called the South Ley Lodge RSC per Aubrey Burl’s book ref No: 98 P353 for his details regarding the site. Ian Shepherd in Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian suggests on page 145 that it might be an example of a RSC that was only that-the flankers and the recumbent and the rest of the circle was never completed. The point was also made that these stones were the first built as the largest and most important although this idea is somewhat contradicted in later studies made at Tomnaverie where these stones are thought to have been added as the final stage of closing out the monument. Ref: the moon and the bonfire, Chapter 5 by Professor Richard Bradley. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kintore, Leylodge, South, Ley, Lodge, Lauchintilly, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, electric, pylons, clouds, streaking, blue, sky, winter
South Leylodge Stones jkl8123jhp 
 South Ley Lodge Recumbent Standing Stones Circle Flanker Kintore Aberdeenshire prehistoric ruined monument in a field [NJ766132] to the North of the dead end slip road signed Lauchintilly off the B977 Dunecht to Kintore Road. Only the flankers and recumbent appear to be left although there are several single standing stones in nearby fields, possibly monoliths from the original RSC but now useful scratching posts for cattle. Also called the South Ley Lodge RSC per Aubrey Burl’s book ref No: 98 P353 for his details regarding the site. Ian Shepherd in Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian suggests on page 145 that it might be an example of a RSC that was only that-the flankers and the recumbent and the rest of the circle was never completed. The point was also made that these stones were the first built as the largest and most important although this idea is somewhat contradicted in later studies made at Tomnaverie where these stones are thought to have been added as the final stage of closing out the monument. Ref: the moon and the bonfire, Chapter 5 by Professor Richard Bradley. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kintore, Leylodge, South, Ley, Lodge, Lauchintilly, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, electric, pylons, clouds, streaking, blue, sky, winter
South Leylodge Stones jkl8122jhp 
 South Leylodge Standing Stone Stones Circle Kintore Scottish winter Aberdeenshire prehistoric ruined monument in a field [NJ766132] to the North of the dead end slip road signed Lauchintilly off the B977 Dunecht to Kintore Road. Only the flankers and recumbent appear to be left although there are several single standing stones in nearby fields, possibly monoliths from the original RSC but now useful scratching posts for cattle. Also called the South Ley Lodge RSC per Aubrey Burl’s book ref No: 98 P353 for his details regarding the site. Ian Shepherd in Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian suggests on page 145 that it might be an example of a RSC that was only that-the flankers and the recumbent and the rest of the circle was never completed. The point was also made that these stones were the first built as the largest and most important although this idea is somewhat contradicted in later studies made at Tomnaverie where these stones are thought to have been added as the final stage of closing out the monument. Ref: the moon and the bonfire, Chapter 5 by Professor Richard Bradley. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kintore, Leylodge, South, Ley, Lodge, Lauchintilly, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, electric, pylons, clouds, streaking, blue, sky, winter
South Leylodge Stones jkl8121jhp 
 South Ley Lodge Recumbent Standing Stones monolith winter Circle Kintore Aberdeenshire prehistoric ruined monument in a field [NJ766132] to the North of the dead end slip road signed Lauchintilly off the B977 Dunecht to Kintore Road. Only the flankers and recumbent appear to be left although there are several single standing stones in nearby fields, possibly monoliths from the original RSC but now useful scratching posts for cattle. Also called the South Ley Lodge RSC per Aubrey Burl’s book ref No: 98 P353 for his details regarding the site. Ian Shepherd in Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian suggests on page 145 that it might be an example of a RSC that was only that-the flankers and the recumbent and the rest of the circle was never completed. The point was also made that these stones were the first built as the largest and most important although this idea is somewhat contradicted in later studies made at Tomnaverie where these stones are thought to have been added as the final stage of closing out the monument. Ref: the moon and the bonfire, Chapter 5 by Professor Richard Bradley. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kintore, Leylodge, South, Ley, Lodge, Lauchintilly, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, DSLR, landscape, silhouette, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, electric, pylons, clouds, streaking, blue, sky, winter
South Leylodge Stones jkl8120jhp 
 South Leylodge Recumbent Stone Circle Kintore Aberdeenshire Scotland prehistoric ruined monument in a field [NJ766132] to the North of the dead end slip road signed Lauchintilly off the B977 Dunecht to Kintore Road. Only the flankers and recumbent appear to be left although there are several single standing stones in nearby fields, possibly monoliths from the original RSC but now useful scratching posts for cattle. Also called the South Ley Lodge RSC per Aubrey Burl’s book ref No: 98 P353 for his details regarding the site. Ian Shepherd in Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian suggests on page 145 that it might be an example of a RSC that was only that-the flankers and the recumbent and the rest of the circle was never completed. The point was also made that these stones were the first built as the largest and most important although this idea is somewhat contradicted in later studies made at Tomnaverie where these stones are thought to have been added as the final stage of closing out the monument. Ref: the moon and the bonfire, Chapter 5 by Professor Richard Bradley. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kintore, Leylodge, South, Ley, Lodge, Lauchintilly, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, DSLR, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, electric, pylons, clouds, streaking, blue, sky, winter
South Leylodge Stones jkl8119jhp 
 South Leylodge Recumbent Standing Stone Stones Circle Kintore Aberdeenshire prehistoric ruined monument in a field [NJ766132] to the North of the dead end slip road signed Lauchintilly off the B977 Dunecht to Kintore Road. Only the flankers and recumbent appear to be left although there are several single standing stones in nearby fields, possibly monoliths from the original RSC but now useful scratching posts for cattle. Also called the South Ley Lodge RSC per Aubrey Burl’s book ref No: 98 P353 for his details regarding the site. Ian Shepherd in Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Grampian suggests on page 145 that it might be an example of a RSC that was only that-the flankers and the recumbent and the rest of the circle was never completed. The point was also made that these stones were the first built as the largest and most important although this idea is somewhat contradicted in later studies made at Tomnaverie where these stones are thought to have been added as the final stage of closing out the monument. Ref: the moon and the bonfire, Chapter 5 by Professor Richard Bradley. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Kintore, Leylodge, South, Ley, Lodge, Lauchintilly, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, electric, pylons, clouds, streaking, blue, sky, winter
St Lesmo Chapel Glen Tanar 191171JHP 
 Glen Tanar Royal Deeside St Lesmo Chapel Celtic Cross Scotland is situated in a lovely accessible valley to the south of Aboyne on Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire North East Scotland. The Glen is now a much visited place with an informative Braeloine Centre with Countryside Ranger, holiday cottages, fishing and easy access to many easy walks through ancient Scottish Caledonian Pine Forest and is a popular walking and cycling route to Mount Keen. There is a public pay and display car park mid way up the metalled road across from the centre and the main walk to St Lesmo’s Chapel which is popular for weddings making use of Glen Tanar House ballroom for receptions and conferences. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Glen Tanar, Tanar Water, landscape, St Lesmo, Chapel, Celtic, Cross, carved, summer, estate, preserved, countryside, rural, sunshine, walks, stone, scanned, transparency
Strichen Stone Circle Scotland TO197066JHP 
 Strichen Recumbent Stone Circle small Buchan Hill Aberdeenshire Scotland, NW of Peterhead off the Fraserburgh/New Deer road in northern Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Rebuilt in the early 1980's, to correct previous alterations, it is perhaps the best preserved example of this uniquely Grampian stone circle historical site dating from the early Bronze Age. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Strichen, restored, relocated, original, site, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Strichen Stone Circle Scotland TO197065JHP 
 Strichen Recumbent Stone Circle Rebuilt Buchan Hill Aberdeenshire Scotland photo, located NW of Peterhead off the Fraserburgh/New Deer road in northern Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Rebuilt in the early 1980's, to correct previous alterations it is perhaps the best preserved example of this uniquely Grampian stone circle historical site dating from the early Bronze Age. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Strichen, restored, relocated, original, site, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Strichen Stone Circle Scotland TO197063JHP 
 Strichen Recumbent Stone Circle Almost Complete Restored Monument Aberdeenshire Buchan is situated on a small Buchan Hill, NW of Peterhead off the Fraserburgh/New Deer road in northern Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Rebuilt in the early 1980's, to correct previous alterations, it is perhaps the best preserved example of this uniquely Grampian stone circle historical site dating from the early Bronze Age. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Strichen, restored, relocated, original, site, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Strichen Stone Circle Scotland TO197061JHP 
 Aberdeenshire Prehistoric Strichen Recumbent Stone Circle Flankers Altar Stones is situated on a small Buchan Hill, NW of Peterhead off the Fraserburgh/New Deer road in northern Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Rebuilt in the early 1980's, to correct previous alterations, it is perhaps the best preserved example of this uniquely Grampian stone circle historical site dating from the early Bronze Age with its distinct altar stone and flankers. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Strichen, restored, relocated, original, site, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Strichen Stone Circle Scotland TO197060JHP 
 Aberdeenshire Buchan Strichen Recumbent Stone Circle Flankers Altar Stones Restored is situated on a small Buchan Hill, NW of Peterhead off the Fraserburgh/New Deer road in northern Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. Rebuilt in the early 1980's, to correct previous alterations, it is perhaps the best preserved example of this uniquely Grampian stone circle historical site dating from the early Bronze Age with its distinct altar and flankers as illustrated here. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Strichen, restored, relocated, original, site, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Pictish Carvings Crichie Scotland TO187049JHP 
 Pictish Carved Stone Broomend Crichie Beast Crescent Symbolism Aberdeenshire Scotland Photo shown here is a beautifully crafted and preserved carving dating from c600AD with beast and crescent is located in the centre of the Broomend of Crichie Ceremonial henge near Inverurie, north of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. It was relocated to the henge for safe keeping during Victorian times. The site has been recently excavated by Reading University and more cremated bones in complete urns have been found. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Inverurie, Port, Elphinstone, Broomend, Crichie, River, Don, ceremonial, centre, Henge, Standing, Stones, Pictish, symbol, carvings, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, upright, excavation, Reading, University, urns, Beaker, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, avenue, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside
Nine Staines Stone Circle Scotland TO4139195JHP 
 Nine Staines Garrol Wood Recumbent Stone Circle Aberdeenshire Forest Trees with its unique Bronze Age Grampian signature of an altar stone with two upstanding flankers is near the Mulloch Commercial Forest south of Banchory at Eslie and easiest reached using the Blairydryne turn off from the Stonehaven Road to Strachan. Excavated in 1904 when cremated bone evidence was found. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, ellipse, elliptical, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, summer, coloured, colored, peaceful
Nine Staines Stone Circle Scotland TO4139180JHP 
 Scottish Bronze Age Nine Staines Garrol Wood Recumbent Stone Circle Mulloch Forest with its unique Bronze Age Grampian signature of an altar stone with two upstanding flankers is near the Mulloch Commercial Forest south of Banchory at Eslie and easiest reached using the Blairydryne turn off from the Stonehaven Road to Strachan. Excavated in 1904 when cremated bone evidence was found. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, ellipse, elliptical, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, summer, coloured, colored, peaceful
Nine Staines Stone Circle Scotland TO121081JHP 
 Nine Staines Garrol Wood Recumbent Stone Circle Kincardineshire Wooded Site Monolith with its unique Bronze Age Grampian signature of an altar stone with two upstanding flankers is near the Mulloch Commercial Forest south of Banchory at Eslie and easiest reached using the Blairydryne turn off from the Stonehaven Road to Strachan. Excavated in 1904 when cremated bone evidence was found. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, ellipse, elliptical, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, autumn, larch, yellow, golden, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Nine Staines Stone Circle Scotland TO121073JHP 
 Scottish Aberdeenshire Nine Staines Garrol Wood Recumbent Stone Circle Bronze Age Grampian signature of an altar stone with two upstanding flankers is near the Mulloch Commercial Forest south of Banchory at Eslie and easiest reached using the Blairydryne turn off from the Stonehaven Road to Strachan. Excavated in 1904 when cremated bone evidence was found. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, ellipse, elliptical, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, autumn, larch, yellow, golden, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Kirkton of Bourtie Stone Circle Scotland VQ8140JHP 
 Kirton Bourtie RSC Rare Bronze Age Recumbent Stone Circle Buchan Inverurie off the Oldmeldrum road and easily accessed from the road in a field. Obviously avoid damaging crops although access should be left. Wonderful panoramic views over Aberdeenshire and Donside to the south and west with the hill of Bennachie in centre distance. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Inverurie, Old, Meldrum, Bennachie, mountain, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, clouds
Glassel Stones Scotland VR0271JHP 
 Glassel Stone Circle Setting Aberdeenshire Scotland Spiritual Photo Forest Canny Burn or stream opposite to the entrance to Glassel ouse on the Banchory to Torphins backroad. Accessed through commercial forest it requires some walking through rough ground and this is how they appear after recent clear felling adjacent to the site. They were reckoned to be an early transitional phase after recumbent stone circles with possible evidence of a cist burial lid lying in the centre foreground; it was excavated in 1904. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Campfield, Canny, Burn, ridge, Torphins, Glassel, Stone, Setting, Circle, oval, granite, pillars, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, excavation, flint, charcoal, cist, sandstone, lid, ancestors, neolithic, monument, stones, monoliths, sockets, uprights, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, spring.
Glassel Stones Scotland TO2773794JHP 
 Glassel Stone Circle Spiritual Forest Enclosed Shadows Monoliths Scotland Aberdeenshire Canny Burn or stream opposite to the entracne to Glassel House on the Banchory to Torphins backroad. Accessed through commercial forest it requires some walking through rough ground and after recent clear felling the ambience of this photograph has been removed. An early transitional phase after recumbent stone circles with possible evidence of a cist burial lid lying in the centre foreground; it was excavated in 1904. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Campfield, Canny, Burn, ridge, Torphins, Glassel, Stone, Setting, Circle, oval, granite, pillars, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, excavation, flint, charcoal, cist, sandstone, lid, ancestors, neolithic, monument, stones, monoliths, sockets, uprights, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, spring.
Glassel Stones Scotland TO2773793JHP 
 Scottish Ancient Glassel Deeside Stone Circle Forest Trees Monoliths Enclosed or stone setting lies near the Canny Burn or stream opposite to the entracne to Glassel House on the Banchory to Torphins backroad. Accessed through commercial forest it requires some walking through rough ground and after recent clear felling the ambience of this photograph has been removed. An early transitional phase after recumbent stone circles with possible evidence of a cist burial lid lying in the centre foreground; it was excavated in 1904. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Campfield, Canny, Burn, ridge, Torphins, Glassel, Stone, Setting, Circle, oval, granite, pillars, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, excavation, flint, charcoal, cist, sandstone, lid, ancestors, neolithic, monument, stones, monoliths, sockets, uprights, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, spring
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0160JHP 
 Eslie Esslie Greater Bronze Age Recumbent Stone Circle Feughside Aberdeenshire is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen here viewed after entering the field from the nearby roadside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, brooding, mood, threatening, stormy
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0158JHP 
 Eslie Greater Bronze Age Recumbent Stone Circle Aberdeenshire Stormy Clouds is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen here viewed after entering the field from the nearby roadside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0155JHP 
 Eslie Greater Recumbent Stone Circle Feughside Deeside Dramatic Storm Clouds Photo is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen here viewed after entering the field from the nearby roadside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, panorama, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, stormy, brooding, dark, cloudy
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0153JHP 
 Eslie Greater Scotland Bronze Age Stone Circle Stormy Clouds Dramatic Photo is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen here viewed after entering the field from the nearby roadside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, stormy, dark, threatening, moody
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0150JHP 
 Eslie Greater Bronze Age Stone Circle Flanker Mulloch Forest Aberdeenshire Scotland is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen with the western flanker in the foreground. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0140JHP 
 Eslie Greater Bronze Age Recumbent Stone Circle Monolith Scolty hill Feughside Scotland is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol Wood, forest, Nine Stanes, Recumbent Stone Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0137JHP 
 Eslie Greater Bronze Age Recumbent Altar Stone Circle Feughside Aberdeenshire Scotland is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen. Here are the flanker stones on either side of the 2.9m recumbent lying slightly east of south a common feature of Deeside recumbents. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0126JHP 
 Esslie Greater Bronze Age Recumbent Altar Stone Circle Flankers Scotland Feughside is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen and here viewed over the recumbent altar stone and its end flankers. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Eslie Greater Stone Circle Scotland VN0123JHP 
 Scottish Historical Eslie Greater Bronze Age Stone Circle Feughside Panorama Photo is located on a sloping valley looking south and westwards up Feughside and the distant Scolty Hill near Banchory on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen and here viewed over the recumbent altar stone and its end flankers. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Royal, Deeside, Eslie, Esslie, Greater, Lessler, Banchory, Scolty, Hill, Camie, Feughside, Mulloch, Garrol, Wood, forest, Nine, Stanes, Recumbent Stone Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Cullerlie Stone Circle Scotland TO27132JHP 
 Cullerlie Stone Circle Monolith Aberdeenshire Deeside Scootish Historic Site Photo lies west of Aberdeen near Garlogie off the Aberdeen Tarland Road and is Historic Scotland signposted. It is situated on the edge of Leuchar Moss. Excavated in 1934, evidence was found of cremation in a series of kerb cairns and from wood charcoal analysis it is suggested this occurred at different times in history. Dated from 2nd Millennium BC, it is argued it was a later development of the more common Recumbent Stone Circles. This site is cared for by Historic Scotland and is open to the public with easy access from the nearby public road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Garlogie, Cullerlie, Echt, Leuchar Moss, Standing, Stones, Circle, Ring, Cairn, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, later, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, charcoal, oak, willow, dating, monument, altar, flankers, monolith, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, ellipse, elliptical, hilltop, cemetery, cremation, burial, cult, flint, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, spring
Cullerlie Stone Circle Scotland TO27129JHP 
 Cullerlie Stone Circle Large monolith Closeup Photograph Aberdeenshire Scotland lies west of Aberdeen near Garlogie off the Aberdeen Tarland Road and is Historic Scotland signposted. It is situated on the edge of Leuchar Moss. Excavated in 1934, evidence was found of cremation in a series of kerb cairns and from wood charcoal analysis it is suggested this occurred at different times in history. Dated from 2nd Millennium BC, it is argued it was a later development of the more common Recumbent Stone Circles. This site is cared for by Historic Scotland and is open to the public with easy access from the nearby public road. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Garlogie, Cullerlie, Echt, Leuchar Moss, Standing, Stones, Circle, Ring, Cairn, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, later, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, charcoal, oak, willow, dating, monument, altar, flankers, monolith, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, ellipse, elliptical, hilltop, cemetery, cremation, burial, cult, flint, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, spring
Aikey Brae Stone Circle Scotland TO188061JHP 
 Aikey Brae Recumbent Stone Flankers Circle Aberdeenshire Buchan Scotland Photo dominate the foreground of this view of a typical recumbent stone circle and the most intact in Buchan, situated on Parkhouse Hill, west of Old Deer in northern Aberdeenshire. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Aikey Brae, Parkhouse, Hill, Old Deer, Mintlaw, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Aikey Brae Stone Circle Scotland TO188057JHP 
 Aikey Brae Recumbent Stone Circle Buchan Aberdeenshire Summer Photo Monoliths lie in front with the equally huge altar stone and flankers to the distant left and is a typical recumbent stone circle and the most intact in Buchan, situated on Parkhouse Hill, west of Old Deer in northern Aberdeenshire. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Aikey Brae, Parkhouse, Hill, Old Deer, Mintlaw, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Aikey Brae Stone Circle Scotland TO188056JHP 
 Aberdeenshire Scottish Historic Aikey Brae Stone Circle Flanker Fallen Monolith lie in front with the equally huge altar stone and flankers to the distant left and is a typical recumbent stone circle and the most intact in Buchan, situated on Parkhouse Hill, west of Old Deer in northern Aberdeenshire. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Aikey Brae, Parkhouse, Hill, Old Deer, Mintlaw, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer
Aikey Brae Stone Circle Scotland TO188053JHP 
 Buchan Scotland Aberdeenshire Aikey Brae Granite Monoliths Stone Circle Ring lie in front with the equally huge altar stone and flattened flanker to the left and is a typical recumbent stone circle and the most intact in Buchan, situated on Parkhouse Hill, west of Old Deer in northern Aberdeenshire. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Buchan, Aikey Brae, Parkhouse, Hill, Old Deer, Mintlaw, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, circular, hilltop, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, burial, cremation, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer

Scotland > Deeside Towns and Villages (5 files)

Photos of the main towns and villages along the River Dee from Banchory westwards to Braemar with villages bordering the north and south sides of the river such as Torphins and Tarland to Strachan on the south.
Deeside Train bnm3543jhp 
 Crathes Deeside Way Railway train diesel trees Scottish summer Aberdeenshire taken near this busy and large Deeside town on the River Dee some 18 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. This view is taken by the North Deeside Road from Aberdeen to Braemar adjacent to Crathes Castle. Scolty Hill with its memorial tower is a distinctive landscape pointer to the town and can be seen along this stretch of restored railway line which runs from Crathes, just opposite to the main entrance to Crathes Castle, an important National Trust for Scotland property in North East Scotland. The line stops at the outskirts of Banchory on its eastern face although prior to the Beeching cuts the line ran from Aberdeen west along the River Dee to its terminus at Ballater. Large parts of the disused railway line have now been incorporated in a walking and cycling path called the Deeside Way and offer the enthusiastic rambler a substantial dedicated route from Aberdeen to Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Crathes, Milton, railway, line, train, steam, diesel, preservation, restored, relayed, track, landscape, north, road, Scolty, hill, tower, forest, trees, field, summer, sunshine, grass, green, 2016, Nikon, D700, photo, digital, June, sunshine, sunny, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Deeside Train bnm3541jhp 
 Banchory Crathes Deeside Way Railway train diesel Scotland summer Aberdeenshire taken near this busy and large Deeside town on the River Dee some 18 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. This view is taken by the North Deeside Road from Aberdeen to Braemar adjacent to Crathes Castle. Scolty Hill with its memorial tower is a distinctive landscape pointer to the town and can be seen along this stretch of restored railway line which runs from Crathes, just opposite to the main entrance to Crathes Castle, an important National Trust for Scotland property in North East Scotland. The line stops at the outskirts of Banchory on its eastern face although prior to the Beeching cuts the line ran from Aberdeen west along the River Dee to its terminus at Ballater. Large parts of the disused railway line have now been incorporated in a walking and cycling path called the Deeside Way and offer the enthusiastic rambler a substantial dedicated route from Aberdeen to Ballater. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banchory, River, Dee, Royal, Deeside, Crathes, Milton, railway, line, train, steam, diesel, preservation, restored, relayed, track, landscape, north, road, Scolty, hill, tower, forest, trees, field, summer, sunshine, grass, green, 2016, Nikon, D700, photo, digital, June, sunshine, sunny, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
Dess Falls Spring zxc0184jhp 
 Dess Burn waterfall Sloc falls rocks trees springtime Scotland water Aberdeenshire located by the Dess Road, heading north from the North Deeside Road after leaving Kincardine O’Neil going west towards Aboyne. The Dess burn creates this delightful small waterfall known as the Sloc O'Dess best viewed from the roadside layby but ideal view at water level is inaccessible except to those willing to scramble up a steep rocky gorge side although a recent set of hand rails and some rough steps have made access to the lower viewpoint much easier. A constructed viewpoint on the eastern bank is reached by a long walk from the North Deeside Road. The falls are now near a recently constructed section of the Deeside Way, a walk and cycle track going from Aberdeen to Ballater, loosely following the old Deeside Railway line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Way, summer, Dess, Sloc, burn, stream, waterfall, falls, water, cascading, rocks, gorge, Kincardine O Neil, landscape, upright, trees, countryside, rural, Lumphanan, road
Dess Falls Spring zxc0183jhp 
 Dess Burn waterfall spring Deeside water Aberdeenshire Scottish photograph cascade located by the Dess Road, heading north from the North Deeside Road after leaving Kincardine O’Neil going west towards Aboyne. The Dess burn creates this delightful small waterfall known as the Sloc O'Dess best viewed from the roadside layby but ideal view at water level is inaccessible except to those willing to scramble up a steep rocky gorge side although a recent set of hand rails and some rough steps have made access to the lower viewpoint much easier. A constructed viewpoint on the eastern bank is reached by a long walk from the North Deeside Road. The falls are now near a recently constructed section of the Deeside Way, a walk and cycle track going from Aberdeen to Ballater, loosely following the old Deeside Railway line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Way, spring, Dess, burn, stream, waterfall, falls, water, cascading, rocks, gorge, Kincardine O Neil, landscape, trees, countryside, rural, Lumphanan, road
Dess Falls Spring zxc0180jhp 
 Dess Burn waterfall spring Deeside Kincardine O’Neil water Aberdeenshire Scottish located by the Dess Road, heading north from the North Deeside Road after leaving Kincardine O’Neil going west towards Aboyne. The Dess burn creates this delightful small waterfall known as the Sloc O'Dess best viewed from the roadside layby but ideal view at water level is inaccessible except to those willing to scramble up a steep rocky gorge side although a recent set of hand rails and some rough steps have made access to the lower viewpoint much easier. A constructed viewpoint on the eastern bank is reached by a long walk from the North Deeside Road. The falls are now near a recently constructed section of the Deeside Way, a walk and cycle track going from Aberdeen to Ballater, loosely following the old Deeside Railway line. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Way, spring, Dess, burn, stream, waterfall, falls, water, cascading, rocks, gorge, Kincardine O Neil, landscape, trees, countryside, rural, Lumphanan, road

Scotland > Forestry & Farming (15 files)

This gallery will have photography relating to the working areas of Aberdeenshire covering farming and forestry. Includes areas of forestry where there is public access for walks such as The Deeside Way and also photographs of forest harvesting, tree cutting, and stacked logs ready for transport to the local sawmills.
Slewdrum Spring bnm7022jhp 
 Aberdeenshire spring May forest walks path gorse flowering Blackhall Shooting Greens Deeside Way Potarch walking area near the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking eastwards towards Banchory and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, upright, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR
Slewdrum Spring bnm7021jhp 
 Scottish clear felled forest Blackhall Shooting Greens Deeside Way gorse yellow Potarch walking area near the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking eastwards towards Banchory and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR
Slewdrum Spring bnm7020jhp 
 Scotland forest Blackhall Shooting Greens Deeside Way path gorse yellow summer Potarch walking area near the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking eastwards towards Banchory and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR
Slewdrum Spring bnm7017jhp 
 Scottish larch trees gorse forest Blackhall Shooting Greens Deeside Way Potarch walking area near the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking eastwards towards Banchory and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, upright, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR
Slewdrum Spring bnm7016jhp 
 Scotland clear felled forest public access gorse spring colours Blackhall Shooting Greens Deeside Way path Potarch walking area near the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking eastwards towards Banchory and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR
Slewdrum Forest View asd9852jhp 
 Scottish forest Slewdrum Deeside Way path walk bracken summer walking area in this community owned woodlands on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling through which one section of the Deeside Way now passes. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, summer, gorse, foxgloves, broom, bracken, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, path, Nature, landscape
Slewdrum Forest View asd9851jhp 
 Scotland felled forest Slewdrum foxgloves broom summer Deeside Potarch larch trees area in this community owned woodlands on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling through which one section of the Deeside Way now passes. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, summer, gorse, foxgloves, broom, bracken, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, Nature, upright
Slewdrum Forest View asd9849jhp 
 Scottish clear felled forest Slewdrum foxgloves broom summer Deeside Potarch walking area in this community owned woodlands on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling through which one section of the Deeside Way now passes. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, summer, gorse, foxgloves, broom, bracken, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, Nature, landscape
Deeside Forest qwe4098jhp 
 Scottish gorse forest Shooting Greens Deeside Potarch Feughside walking photo from this forestry area on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, spring, gorse, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, Nature, landscape, panorama
Deeside Forest qwe4097jhp 
 Clear felled forest Slewdrum Shooting Greens Deeside Potarch Scotland spring walking area in this community owned woodlands on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, spring, gorse, bracken, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, Nature, landscape, upright, panorama
Deeside Forest qwe4095jhp 
 Scottish clear felled forest spring Shooting Greens Aberdeenshire Potarch walking area in this community owned woodlands on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, spring, gorse, bracken, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, Nature, landscape, panorama
Deeside Forest qwe4093jhp 
 Scottish clear felled forest Slewdrum Shooting Greens Deeside Potarch walking area in this community owned woodlands on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Feughside, Slewdrum, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, spring, gorse, bracken, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, Nature, landscape
Pitfichie Forest qwe2826jhp 
 Pitfichie forest pine trees Aberdeenshire Donside forestry trails walks cycling Scotland is accessed from the Tillypronie to Kemnay road and is an attractive country road to Monymusk and the River Don. An information board at the entrance of this commercial Forestry Commission forest shows extensive walks and biking routes and is also the site of Whitehills, one of Aberdeenshire’s many recumbent stone circles. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Pitfichie, forest, Donside, Monymusk, Tillypronie, Whitehills, stone, circle, Cairn, William, Bennachie, landscape, upright, gorse, pine, larch, trees, forestry, commission, commercial, track, trails, biking, sunny, countryside, rural, nature, spring, sunshine, morning, grass, green
Pitfichie Forest qwe2824jhp 
 Pitfichie forest pine trees Aberdeenshire Donside forestry trails walks cycling Scotland is accessed from the Tillypronie to Kemnay road and is an attractive country road to Monymusk and the River Don. An information board at the entrance of this commercial Forestry Commission forest shows extensive walks and biking routes and is also the site of Whitehills, one of Aberdeenshire’s many recumbent stone circles. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Pitfichie, forest, Donside, Monymusk, Tillypronie, Whitehills, stone, circle, Cairn, William, Bennachie, landscape, gorse, pine, larch, trees, forestry, commission, commercial, track, trails, biking, sunny, countryside, rural, nature, spring, sunshine, morning, grass, green
Pitfichie Forest Information qwe2849jhp 
 Pitfichie forest public notice information Aberdeenshire Donside forestry trails walks cycling Scotland is accessed from the Tillypronie to Kemnay road and is an attractive country road to Monymusk and the River Don. An information board at the entrance of this commercial Forestry Commission forest shows extensive walks and biking routes and is also the site of Whitehills, one of Aberdeenshire’s many recumbent stone circles. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Pitfichie, forest, information, board, Donside, Monymusk, Tillypronie, Whitehills, stone, circle, Cairn, William, Bennachie, landscape, pine, larch, trees, forestry, commission, commercial, track, trails, biking, sunny, countryside, rural, nature, spring, sunshine, morning, grass, green

Scotland > Historic Properties (11 files)

This gallery has photographs of Scottish Castles and Fortresses, Stately Homes and Gardens, old churches or kirks and includes most of the following:
Auchindoir Church; Auchindoun Castle; Balmoral Castle; Balvenie Castle; Bass of Inverurie; Bellabeg Motte; Braemar Castle; Brodie Castle; Castle Fraser; Corgarff Castle; Corrichie Monument; Corse O’Neil Castle; Craigellachie Bridge; Crathes Castle; Crathie Kirk; Dalgetie Castle; Deer Abbey; Drum Castle; Duff House; Duffus Castle; Dunnideer; Dunnottar Castle; Elgin Cathedral; Esslemont Castle; Fasque House; Fetternear House; Findlater; Fordyce; Fyvie Castle; Gairnshiel Bridge; Glenbuchat Castle; Haddo House; Hallforest Castle; Huntly Castle; Inchdrewer Castle; Invercauld Bridge O’Dee; Kildrummy Castle; Kincardine O’Neil Kirk; Kindrochit Castle; Kinloss Abbey; Kinneff Church; Knock Castle; Leith Hall; Mar Lodge; Marnoch Kirkyard; Mid Mar Kirk; Monymusk Kirk; Peel of Lumphanan; Pitmedden Gardens; Pluscarden Priory or Abbey; Ruthven Barracks; Slains Castle; Tolquhon Castle; Tullich Kirk; Fort George;
Loanhead Daviot zxc4666jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot stones cremation cemetery enclosed photograph Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, autumn, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4684jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle stones flanker monoliths ring cairn Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, autumn, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4683jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle stones flankers Scotland Gordon Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, summer, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4678jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Stone Circle stones enclosed cremation cemetery Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, autumn, sunshine, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4671jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle flankers autumn closeup Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, autumn, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, closeup, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4670jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle large monolith close Scotland photo Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, upright, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4669jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot RSC Stone Circle stones ring cairn monolith Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, autumn, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4668jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Stone Circle stones ring cairn centre Scotland Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, autumn, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4665jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle stones flanker Scotland slope autumn trees Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, autumn, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4664jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle wind turbines Scotland history modern Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. In the distance are a symbol of modern Scotland, the relentess encroachment of wind turbines-wonder if they will be around in 2000 years time. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Gordon, Inverurie, Daviot, village, Bennachie, Recumbent, Stone, Circle, Ring, Cairn, ellipse, elliptical, 2014, Nikon D700, DSLR, landscape, autumn, history, Bronze, Age, ancient, archaeology, ancestors, neolithic, excavation, bone, radiocarbon, dating, monument, stones, altar, flankers, monoliths, sockets, cup-marks, uprights, kerb, radials, monolith, hilltop, cemetery, sacrifice, cremation, enclosed, cemetery, children, skull, fragments, Beaker, pottery, charcoal, hut, mortuary, wooden, adult, bones, burial, cult, quartz, granite, tribe, antiquity, leader, generation, death, ceremony, construction, primitive, community, field, territorial, marker, clearances, ritual, rural, nature, astronomical, seasons, moon, lunar, stellar, sunset, sunrise, cyclical, cycles, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, peaceful, quiet, sun, sunshine, grass, green, blue, white, farming, agriculture, countryside, wild, wind, turbines, clouds, white, grey
Loanhead Daviot zxc4660jhp 
 Loanhead Daviot Bennachie Stone Circle entrance Historic Scotland Scottish Aberdeenshire located near the village of Daviot, west of Inverurie on the B9001 Rothienorman Road. Well signed from the road via the village, with a Historic Scotland carpark and easy access and at the entracne is this view of Bennachie. One of the largest sites in the North East with evidence suggesting early use over a few centuries but possibly stopped around the Beaker period c 2000BC. There is evidence, along with much bone and skull fragments, of extensive cremation use and a possible wooden mortuary structure from the finds of postholes in the middle of the central area. One of the monoliths has five cup-marks in a line on its inner face. 
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Scotland > Rivers, Glens & Lochs (107 files)

The gallery has photographs of Scottish lochs, glens and pictures associated directly with particular rivers in Scotland such as the River Dee, Don, Feugh, Urie, Deveron, Tanar, Dye, and Glen of Dee, Glen Muick and Glenbuchat.
Potarch Spring bnm7026jhp 
 Scotland Deeside Way Potarch bridge gorse path walking summer cirrus west area coming down from the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking westwards towards Potarch Bridge, the North Deeside Road and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, upright, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, cirrus, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR
Potarch Spring bnm7025jhp 
 Scottish Deeside Way Potarch bridge gorse dyke road walking summer area coming down from the community owned woodlands of Slewdrum on the road between Potarch and Feughside called the Shooting Greens and a very popular area for walking and cycling and the pathway in the foreground is part of the Deeside Way. This is looking westwards towards Potarch Bridge, the North Deeside Road and Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Potarch, Shooting, Greens, Blackhall, Feughside, east, Banchory, Slewdrum, landscape, community, owned, Royal, Deeside, Way, walk, path, public, summer, spring, 3rd, May, 2017, gorse, flowering, yellow, cleared, felled, trees, pines, larch, forestry, walks, sunny, blue, sky, white, cirrus, clouds, Nature, landscape, D700, Nikon, digital, camera, DSLR