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Aurora over Scotland (171 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 Corona Forming aucf13119jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish strong Corona zenith shape green red rays Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.25.32hrsUT for 13secs, showing green and red oxygen rays forming the classic corona zenith or crown above the cottage roof looking southwards the colour chnage indicating the strength of the display increasing. This was a short exposure 13 as against 20 secs and very faint CCd structure lines are visible and indication of an under exposure. This was the last of the digital photos taken. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25.32 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13116jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona zenith centre shape green rays over cottage Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.23.31hrsUT for 20secs, showing green oxygen rays forming the classic corona zenith or crown above the cottage roof looking southwards. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13114jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona zenith forming green rays overhead Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.22.01hrsUT for 23secs, showing green oxygen rays forming the corona zenith or crown above the cottage roof looking southwards. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13113jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland green rays shapes weird ghostlike south Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.20.56hrsUT for 25secs, showing green oxygen rays and shapes above the cottage roof looking southwards and forming weird shapes. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13112jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland green rays clouds eastwards car lights Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.19.57hrsUT for 21secs, showing green oxygen rays sweeping down from the east visible through gaps in the clouds and with the street lights of Torphins and car headlights on the main road from Banchory. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, car lights, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13110jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green rays clouds east Torphins lights Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.16.29hrsUT for 19secs, showing green oxygen rays sweeping down from the east visible through gaps in the clouds and with the street lights of Torphins and car headlights on the main road from Banchory. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13109jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish corona huge green rays west wings Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.03.27hrsUT for 16secs, showing green oxygen rays sweeping down from the west a precursor of another corona strength display with the rays appearing suspended in the celestial heights with no sign of an arc. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13108jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Scottish corona green red rays west fan Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.02.53hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and red oxygen rays sweeping down from the west a precursor of another corona strength display with the rays appearing suspended in the celestial heights with no sign of an arc. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, west, fan, sweeping, suspended, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13106jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Scotland corona green red rays sweeping east Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.02.11hrsUT for 18secs, showing green and red oxygen rays sweeping down from the east a precursor of another corona strength display with the rays appearing suspended in the celestial heights with no sign of an arc. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13105jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish coronal glow south green red Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 23.01.36hrsUT for 17secs, showing green and red oxygen background glow a precursor of another corona strength display looking southwards which was an indication of the strength of the display. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, cornal, glow, background, strong, southwards, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13102jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Pleiades East green red rays rooftop Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This digital photo was taken at 22.59.03hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and red oxygen rays and the start of another corona strength display looking eastwards. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Corona Forming aucf13101jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Cassiopeia Pleiades East green red rays Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This first digital photo was taken at 22.58.22hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and red oxygen rays and the start of another corona strength display looking eastwards. The cf131 digital sequence, starting at 22.58.22, shows the continuing activity following on from the very active night of the 29th/30th with another Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 23.25 which was frustrated by complete cloud cover and rain. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 21.50hrsUT on the evening of the 30th when the extensive cloud cover cleared. The magnetometer on site showed vigorous activity from 21.30hrs. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12838jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona zenith green red rays Orion South stars cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This last photo was taken at 02.28.39hrsUT for 23secs, showing strong red oxygen background light looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays at the end of this digital sequence and when cloud cover stopped further viewing. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12837jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green red rays North Plough clouds increasing Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.27.34hrsUT for 24secs, showing green and red oxygen rays looking North with increasing cloud cover starting to blank out the Aurora display. The Plough is above gap between the two tree tops. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12836jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland green red rays North Torphins lights Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.26.26hrsUT for 22secs, showing green and red oxygen rays looking North eastwards past with the street lights of nearby Torphins village in the lower right and The Plough slightly above. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, street, lights, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12835jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green red rays North Plough Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.25.29hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and red oxygen rays looking Northwards past The Plough, Big Dipper or Ursa Major stars dead centre of the frame. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12834jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona zenith green rays west Pleiades birch Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.24.39hrsUT for 24secs, showing green zenith arms and strong background red oxygen forming another coronal zenith or crown looking south westwards with Pleiades visible in top of the tree. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement around the centre with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continues to form. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12833jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona zenith green centre Orion South stars cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.23.58hrsUT for 20secs, showing green zenith or crown and some red oxygen backdrop looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12832jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona zenith green red rays Orion South stars cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.22.56hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and some red oxygen rays looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12831jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Corona westwards green red rays clouds Scotland Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.21.59hrsUT for 23secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays as a corona fades looking westwards. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continue. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12829jhp 
 Aurora British Corona arms westwards green red rays clouds Cassiopeia Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.18.29hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays of a coronal zenith or crown looking south westwards with Cassiopeia visible towards thye top centre. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement around the centre with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continues to form. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12828jhp 
 Aurora Scottish Coronal wings overhead green red rays clouds Cassiopeia Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.17.50hrsUT for 20secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays of a forming coronal zenith or crown looking westwards with Cassiopeia visible towards top of the frame. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement around the centre with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continues to form. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12825jhp 
 Aurora Scotland Corona centre overhead tree green rays clouds west Pleiades Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.14.50hrsUT for 23secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays of a forming coronal zenith or crown looking south westwards with Pleiades visible in top of the tree. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement around the centre with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continues to form. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof, silver, birch
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12824jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona crown tree green red rays west Pleiades Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.14.50hrsUT for 23secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays of a forming coronal zenith or crown looking south westwards with Pleiades visible in top of the tree. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement around the centre with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continues to form. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12819jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona zenith green red sweeping rays west Pleiades Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 02.10.49hrsUT for 23secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays of a forming coronal zenith or crown looking south westwards with Pleiades visible in top of the tree. What is not recorded in this still image is the degree of movement around the centre with the swirling arms of the rays as the display continues to form. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12818jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona zenith green red sweeping rays west Pleiades Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.55.02hrsUT for 24secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays of a forming coronal zenith or crown looking south westwards with Pleiades visible in the lower quadrant. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12816jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland lights green red rays Orion South stars cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.53.37hrsUT for 24secs, showing green and some red oxygen rays looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12814jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland green red sweeping large rays west Cassiopeia Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.51.45hrsUT for 27secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays looking westwards with Cassiopeia on its side in upper centre. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12813jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green red sweeping large rays east cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.50.49hrsUT for 23secs, showing green and strong red oxygen sweeping rays looking eastwards. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12812jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights British Scotland green red rays Orion South clouds cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.50.05hrsUT for 25secs, showing green and some red oxygen rays looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, uprights, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12811jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scotland green red rays Orion South stars cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.49.13hrsUT for 21secs, showing green and some red oxygen rays looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12810jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green red rays Orion South stars cottage roof Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.48.14hrsUT for 29secs, showing green and some red oxygen rays looking southwards marked by Orion in its winter position to the north and a very rare position in which to see Aurora displays. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera, cottage, roof
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12809jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland green red oxygen rays Plough North stars clouds Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.47.30hrsUT for 23secs, showing green and some red oxygen rays looking northwards marked by Ursa Major or The Plough in its winter position to the north. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12808jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish red green rays Plough North Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.46.44hrsUT for 27secs showing mainly green and red oxygen rays in the early stages of a developing Corona looking northwards marked by Ursa Major or The Plough in its winter position to the north. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12807jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish display rays Plough North stars clouds Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.45.55hrsUT for 23secs showing mainly green oxygen rays looking northwards marked by Ursa Major or The Plough in its winter position to the north. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12806jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland red green rays cloud gap stars west Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.45.05hrsUT for 25secs showing mainly green oxygen rays through gaps in the cloud cover. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12804jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish forest red green rays cloudy west Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.42.06hrsUT for 23secs showing mainly green oxygen rays looking westwards. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12801jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish green rays clouds Plough North Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the south. This photo was taken at 01.39.28hrsUT for 23secs showing mainly green oxygen rays with a suggestion of red looking northwards. The cf128 digital sequence, starting at 01.39.28 of the continuing activity continued well into the morning of the 30th October when clouds cleared again, perseverance pays, allowing a third major Corona to be viewed through until the last frame at 02.28.39 which in the course of displays I have seen was unusual to continue as long as this. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT on the evening of the 29th towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover and further slide film preceded this digital sequence from 00.56 to 01.04 hrs UT on scanned slides AB036series. This digital photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my first 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, Orion, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12723jhp 
 Aurora Scotland Deeside Corona display green red rays zenith clouds colour Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.49.26hrsUT for 25secs showing green and red oxygen rays at the centre or zenith of the corona looking directly upwards over Royal Deeside with some increasing cloud and strong wind. The cf127 session of which this is the last frame, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12722jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scotland deeside Corona green red rays zenith centre colour Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.48.42hrsUT for 22secs showing green and red oxygen rays dropping like a huge wings from the centre or zenith of the corona looking directly upwards over Royal Deeside with some swiftly passing cloud. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12721jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights Scottish Corona green red rays zenith crown colourful westwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.48.01hrsUT for 15secs showing green and red oxygen rays dropping like a huge wings from the centre or zenith of the corona looking directly upwards over Royal Deeside. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12720jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona green red rays huge fan colourful westwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.25.38hrsUT for 28secs showing green and red oxygen rays dropping like a huge fan from the start of a corona looking to west of north over Royal Deeside. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12719jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona display rays fan westwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.24.34hrsUT for 24secs showing green and red oxygen rays dropping like a huge fan from the start of a corona looking to the west over Royal Deeside. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12718jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona display rays fan clouds Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.23.22hrsUT for 23secs showing green and red oxygen rays dropping like a huge fan from the start of a corona looking upwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12713jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland red green oxygen rays clouds west gaps Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.07.23hrsUT for 22secs showing mainly green red oxygen rays through the clouds looking westwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12712jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland green red Northern Lights rays clouds northwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.06.33hrsUT for 21 secs showing mainly green oxygen arc light with green and red oxygen gas rays appearing through gaps in the clouds looking northwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12710jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland strong green red rays clouds openings bright stars northwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.03.38hrsUT for 38 secs showing mainly green oxygen arc light with strong green oxygen gas rays appearing through gaps in the clouds looking northwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12709jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland display strong green rays clouds openings stars northwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.03hrsUT for 20secs showing mainly green oxygen arc light with strong rays appearing through gaps in the clouds looking northwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12705jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish display faint rays clouds cover gaps northwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 00.00.6hrsUT for 22secs showing mainly green oxygen arc light with very faint rays appearing through gaps in the clouds looking northwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12702jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland display clouds covered gaps north Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.58.09hrsUT for 19secs showing yellow green oxygen gas backlighting extensive cloud cover to the North. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Cloudy Display aucf12701jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish display rays clouds covered gaps Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 into the morning of the 30th at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 23.56.52hrsUT for 20secs showing yellow green oxygen faint ray visible through a cloud gap looking northwards. The cf127 session, the second digital set taken after an hour of cloud cover and rain the first photos show the impact of cloud blocking out even a major Aurora display. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October when clear skies allowed a second major Corona to be viewed on the last frame at 00.49.26. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, clouds, extensive, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Corona Display aucf12618jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona green rays clouds westwards Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.30.43hrsUT for 17secs showing mainly green oxygen rays descending from the corona through increasing cloud cover looking westwards. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12615jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish autumn Corona Coronal display green red rays zenith fanlike overhead Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.28.40hrsUT for 20 secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from the centre of the Corona fanning downwards like monster wings but sadly not showing the subtle movements continuously going on. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13 mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12614jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish autumn Corona green rays zenith fanlike descending Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.27.45hrsUT for 16secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from the centre of the Corona fanning downwards like monster wings but sadly not showing the subtle movements continuously going on. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13 mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12613jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish autumnal Corona green rays spread fan huge Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.26.50hrsUT for 14secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from the centre of the Corona fanning downwards like monster wings but sadly not showing the subtle movements continuously going on. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, cottage, chimney, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Corona Display aucf12612jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona green rays spread fan celestial Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.25.04hrsUT for 12secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from the centre of the Corona fanning downwards like monster wings but sadly not showing the subtle movements continuously going on. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, cottage, chimney, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Corona Display aucf12608jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona green rays westwards colourful arc Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.23.44hrsUT for 25secs showing mainly green oxygen rays descending from the corona and ascending from the strong active arc on the right looking westwards. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, corona, zenith, crown, green, red, rays, descending, autumn, Torphins, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, Pleiades, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, east, west, cottage, chimney, trees, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Aurora Corona Display aucf12607jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Corona zenith crown green rays spread Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.23.07hrsUT for 12secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from the centre of the Corona viewed directly overhead but sadly not showing the subtle movements continuously going on. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12606jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Corona zenith centre above green rays colours north Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.22.17hrsUT for 22secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from the centre of the Corona directly overhead. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12605jhp 
 Aurora Northern Lights arc streaming active green rays vivid Plough colours north Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.21.19hrsUT for 26secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from a very active arc with streaming towards the north marked by The Plough dead centre. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12604jhp 
 Aurora Borealis October arc streaming active green rays colours north Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.20.39hrsUT for 21secs showing mainly green oxygen rays from a very active arc with streaming towards the north. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12603jhp 
 Aurora Borealis autumn Scotland corona zenith crown centre Cassiopeia red green rays colourful Deeside Aberdeenshire photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.18.45hrsUT for 18secs showing red and green rays surounding a Corona crown or zenith over Crooktree roof towards the east. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12602jhp 
 Aurora Borealis autumn corona zenith red green rays Pleiades colourful Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.18.11hrsUT for 16secs showing red and green rays descending from a Corona crown or zenith over Crooktree roof towards the east. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora Corona Display aucf12601jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish autumn corona zenith rays colours Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland photos taken on the evening of the 29th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from the east to the west. This photo was taken at 22.17.37hrsUT for 16secs showing red and green rays descending at the start of a Corona crown or zenith over Crooktree roof towards the east. The cf126, the first digital set taken, was 13 frames over 13mins, illustrating how busy you can be when a full display is ongoing, photographing from east to west and directly overhead. The display continued throughout the evening into the morning of the 30th October. Photos were taken with both digital and slide film and the first slide film started at around 20.15hrs UT towards the west visible through gaps in the extensive cloud cover. This photo was taken with a Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest 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. 
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Aurora and Cloud aucf11103jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland autumn October clouds red ray northwards Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland two photos taken on the evening of the 15th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to north. This photo was taken at 23.29.10hrsUT for 18secs showing strong red ray activity from a very low grade arc and the constellation Ursa Major, The Plough or Big Dipper is just hidden behind the increasing cloud cover. I took 4 frames over 30 mins, so cloud cover stopped me photographing more of the display using my Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and for this display, sandwiched between 27th July and 28th October, I took no slide film. At 1600 ISO the noise factor was not a problem and the general look of the images were better than the corresponding slide film with 400asa stock pushed two stops to give an equivalent sensitivity level of 1600asa. There was a full moon that night sitting off to the east of this north facing display. 
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Aurora and Cloud aucf11102jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Ursa Major October clouds faint rays northwards Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland two photos taken on the evening of the 15th October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to north. This photo was taken at 23.05.37hrsUT for 17secs showing faint suggestion of ray activity with the yellow green oxygen gas in low grade arc and the constellation Ursa Major, The Plough or Big Dipper is just discernible behind the increasing cloud cover. I took 4 frames over 30 mins, using my Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and for this display, sandwiched between 27th July and 28th October, I took no slide film. At 1600 ISO the noise factor was not a problem and the general look of the images were better than the corresponding slide film with 400asa stock pushed two stops to give an equivalent sensitivity level of 1600asa. There was a full moon that night sitting off to the east of this north facing display. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, moon, moonlight, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Active Aurora Display aucf11704jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish October autumn fading rays west Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland four photos taken on the evening of the 21st October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. This photo was taken at 22.58.52hrsUT for 20secs showing fading red and ray activity from a fragmented green arc towards the west. I took 4 frames over 4mins, before the display faded away using my Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and for this display, sandwiched between 27th July and 28th October and again I took no slide film. At 1600 ISO the noise factor was not a problem and the general look of the images were better than the corresponding slide film with 400asa stock pushed two stops to give an equivalent sensitivity level of 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, moon, moonlight, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Active Aurora Display aucf11703jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish October autumn active rays colourful Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland four photos taken on the evening of the 21st October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west of north. This photo was taken at 22.56.03hrsUT for 19secs showing strong red and green ray activity from a fragmented arc towards the west. I took 4 frames over 4mins, before the display faded away using my Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and for this display, sandwiched between 27th July and 28th October and again I took no slide film. At 1600 ISO the noise factor was not a problem and the general look of the images were better than the corresponding slide film with 400asa stock pushed two stops to give an equivalent sensitivity level of 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, 2003, October, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, moon, moonlight, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Active Aurora Display aucf11702jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Northern Lights autumn active rays colourful Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland four photos taken on the evening of the 21st October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. This photo was taken at 22.55.19hrsUT for 20secs showing strong red and green ray activity from a fragmented arc and the constellation Ursa Major, The Plough or Big Dipper. I took 4 frames over 4mins, before the display faded away using my Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and for this display, sandwiched between 27th July and 28th October and again I took no slide film. At 1600 ISO the noise factor was not a problem and the general look of the images were better than the corresponding slide film with 400asa stock pushed two stops to give an equivalent sensitivity level of 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, moon, moonlight, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Active Aurora Display aucf11701jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland autumn active rays colourful Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland four photos taken on the evening of the 21st October, 2003 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west of north in the direction of Kincardine O’Neil. This photo was taken at 22.54.41hrsUT for 19secs showing strong red and green ray activity from a fragmented arc and the tail of the constellation Ursa Major, The Plough or Big Dipper on the right of frame. I took 4 frames over 4mins, before the display faded away using my Fujifilm Finepix Digital S2Pro camera, at maximum ISO of 1600 using a Sigma 16mm 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 some of my earliest digital recordings taken during 2003 when the quality of digital cameras had at last matched 35mm slide film standards and for this display, sandwiched between 27th July and 28th October and again I took no slide film. At 1600 ISO the noise factor was not a problem and the general look of the images were better than the corresponding slide film with 400asa stock pushed two stops to give an equivalent sensitivity level of 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, 2003, October, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, moon, moonlight, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, 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, 35mm, DSLR, Fujifilm, Finepix, S2Pro, Sigma, 16mm Fisheye, earliest, digital, camera
Deeside Aurora au9595ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis pulsating green patches north pulsing October 1995 Scottish Aberdeenshire Deeside taken on the evening of the 18th October, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to north. This photo was taken at 22.15hrsUT with strong pulsating patches of light. The activity continued until the early hours of the morning of the 19th and was the last Aurora display recorded by me until April 1996 when I was photographing Comet Hyakutake. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, 1995, October, 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, green, bluish, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long, upright
Deeside Aurora au9591jhp 
 Aurora Borealis bands streaming pulsing October 1995 Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the evening of the 18th October, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 22.00hrsUT with strong pulsating bands of light coming from the west over Kincardine O’Neil direction. The activity continued until the early hours of the morning of the 19th and was the last Aurora display recorded by me until April 1996 when I was photographing Comet Hyakutake. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, 1995, October, 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, green, bluish, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au95919jhp 
 Aurora display lights green rays north autumn Plough 1995 Scotland Aberdeenshire Deeside taken on the morning of the 19th October, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to north with the Plough Constellation in its classis autumnal position. This photo was taken at 00.30hrsUT with several weak rays. The activity continued until the early hours of the morning of the 19th, finishing around 01.00hrs UT and was the last Aurora display recorded by me until April 1996 when I was photographing Comet Hyakutake. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, 1995, October, 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, green, bluish, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au9589jhp 
 Aurora Borealis purple rays tree nitrogen autumn west 1995 Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 21.40hrsUT with active rays visible after a rain shower and clearing clouds which continued with rays until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au9588jhp 
 Aurora Borealis purple rays tree nitrogen September 1995 Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 21.30hrsUT with active rays visible after a rain shower and clearing clouds which continued with rays until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa Major, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au95813jhp 
 Aurora display arc green windy Plough 1995 Deeside September Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to North. This photo was taken at 22.20hrsUT with a generalised green arc which was waxing and waning after the active phase was over until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Ursa, Major, Big Dipper, 1995, September, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au95810jhp 
 Northern Lights purple rays nitrogen autumn west 1995 Deeside Aberdeenshire Scotland taken on the morning of the 27th September, 1995 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to west. This photo was taken at 21.43hrsUT with active rays visible after a rain shower and clearing clouds which continued with rays until around 22.45hrsUT when the display waned. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, pulsing, patches, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Plough, Big Dipper, 1995, September, 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, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP, RSP-412, exposed, time, long
Deeside Aurora au9348ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland ray Plough clouds 1993 autumn display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 21.52hrs with suggestion of strong ray on the left amonsgt the clouds on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm 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, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au9347ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland arc active rays clouds display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 21.50hrs with stronger rays on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough above like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm 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, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au9343ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Ursa Major Plough clouds display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 21.40hrs with suggestion of rays on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm 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, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au93415ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis activity Scotland Ursa Major clouds cover 1993 autumn display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the evening of 20th September, 1993 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking mainly north from the cottage to left of a gean tree which is aligned to magnetic North. The very faint display started just after 21.40hrs BST with a few occasional beams but extensive cloud interference until 23.35. This photo was taken at 23.35hrs with suggestion of strong ray on the left amonsgt the clouds on the low horizon but nice position of the Plough like a question mark on its side and clearly fulfilling the Big Dipper description more common in the USA and a useful autumn marker for UK Aurora displays. The photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP 11 rated at 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 24mm 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, Torphins, The Plough, Big Dipper, Ursa, Major, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1993, September, landscape, photos, photographs, experiment, green, filter, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, purple, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, exposed, time, long, gean, trees, North, Pole, Star
Deeside Aurora au911436ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland October 1991 Proton burst corona zenith rays treetops pink red green Inchmarlo Deeside Aberdeenshire taken in the early morning around 00.45hrs BST on 2nd October 1991 at Inchmarlo near Banchory, 18 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An active display and this photo was one of three taken on a journey back from delivering prints for the Deeside Piper in Banchory. This session was a continuation of activity during the evening/night of the 1st October which had started around 21.00hrs BST. I had spotted activity over Torphins and the Hill of Fare on the way to Banchory via Sluie where I saw rays above the forest. Returning from Banchory I saw a strong single beam or ray going straight up over Inchmarlo so pulled off the road at the rough layby just by the speed zone west of Inchmarlo beyond the Craiglash Road. Suddenly this large coronal zenith appeared, swirling around the vortex and lasted long enough for me to take the last three exposures left on the film and then it faded as quickly as it appeared. It has been suggested as being a proton burst which would relate to the single large beam that preceded it. Later activity was photographed after I returned to Crooktree around 01.00hrs BST. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Banchory, Inchmarlo, North, red, pink, green, Corona, vortex, zenith, Proton, burst, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, October, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long, forest
Deeside Aurora au911435jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland display Proton corona zenith vortex pink red green Inchmarlo Deeside Aberdeenshire taken in the early morning around 00.45hrs BST on 2nd October 1991 at Inchmarlo near Banchory, 18 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An active display and this photo was one of three taken on a journey back from delivering prints for the Deeside Piper in Banchory. This session was a continuation of activity during the evening/night of the 1st October which had started around 21.00hrs BST. I had spotted activity over Torphins and the Hill of Fare on the way to Banchory via Sluie where I saw rays above the forest. Returning from Banchory I saw a strong single beam or ray going straight up over Inchmarlo so pulled off the road at the rough layby just by the speed zone west of Inchmarlo beyond the Craiglash Road. Suddenly this large coronal zenith appeared, swirling around the vortex and lasted long enough for me to take the last three exposures left on the film and then it faded as quickly as it appeared. It has been suggested as being a proton burst which would relate to the single large beam that preceded it. Later activity was photographed after I returned to Crooktree around 01.00hrs BST. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Banchory, Inchmarlo, North, red, pink, green, Corona, vortex, zenith, Proton, burst, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, October, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long, forest
Deeside Aurora au911434ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish display Proton corona zenith explosion red Inchmarlo Deeside Aberdeenshire taken in the early morning around 00.45hrs BST on 2nd October 1991 at Inchmarlo near Banchory, 18 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An active display and this photo was one of three taken on a journey back from delivering prints for the Deeside Piper in Banchory. This session was a continuation of activity during the evening/night of the 1st October which had started around 21.00hrs BST. I had spotted activity over Torphins and the Hill of Fare on the way to Banchory via Sluie where I saw rays above the forest. Returning from Banchory I saw a strong single beam or ray going straight up over Inchmarlo so pulled off the road at the rough layby just by the speed zone west of Inchmarlo beyond the Craiglash Road. Suddenly this large coronal zenith appeared, swirling around the vortex and lasted long enough for me to take the last three exposures left on the film and then it faded as quickly as it appeared. It has been suggested as being a proton burst which would relate to the single large beam that preceded it. Later activity was photographed after I returned to Crooktree around 01.00hrs BST. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Banchory, Inchmarlo, North, red, Corona, vortex, zenith, Proton, burst, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, October, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long, forest
Aurora Deeside au911513ajhp 
 Northern Lights Plough Scotland Aurora Deeside red green rays colourful Aberdeenshire taken in the early evening just after 21.00hrs BST on 8th October 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An active display and this photo was one of several taken between 9 and 9.15pm before the display died down. It did start again later around 11.30pm but was a very poor arc and limited activity just after midnight on the 9th. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Torphins, North, Arc, folded, curtains, red, purple, yellow, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, October, landscape, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911511ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish autumn display red green purple rays colours Deeside Aberdeenshire taken in the early evening just after 21.00hrs BST on 8th October 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An active display and this photo was one of several taken between 9 and 9.15pm before the display died down. It did start again later around 11.30pm but was a very poor arc and limited activity just after midnight on the 9th. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Torphins, North, Arc, folded, curtains, red, purple, yellow, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, October, landscape, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911510ajhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland North 1991 display red green purple rays colours Deeside Aberdeenshire taken in the early evening just after 21.00hrs BST on 8th October 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An active display and this photo was one of several taken between 9 and 9.15pm before the display died down. It did start again later around 11.30pm but was a very poor arc and limited activity just after midnight on the 9th. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Torphins, North, Arc, folded, curtains, red, purple, yellow, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, October, landscape, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911019jhp 
 Northern Lights Aberdeenshire autumn display strong arc red yellow streaming bright Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning just after 00.05 BST on 11th Sept 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An extremely bright and active display and this photo was one of several using a standard 50mm at f1.8 with much shorter exposures around 10 secs. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, red, yellow, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, September, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911018jhp 
 Aurora Borealis 1991 Scottish September display folding arc red yellow bright Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning just after 00.05 BST on 11th Sept 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An extremely bright and active display and this photo was one of several using a standard 50mm at f1.8 with much shorter exposures around 10 secs. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, red, yellow, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, September, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Aurora Deeside au911017jhp 
 Aurora Borealis 1991 Scotland autumn display strong arc red yellow bright Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the early morning just after 00.05 BST on 11th Sept 1991 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking to the north. An extremely bright and active display and this photo was one of several using a standard 50mm at f1.8 with much shorter exposures around 10 secs. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RSP11 processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2 and usually 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, autumn, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, red, yellow, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1991, September, 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, 35mm, slide, scanned, Fuji, RSP11, exposed, time, long
Low Grade Aurora bnm5755jhp 
 Aurora Borealis display Deeside Scotland autumn rays green Plough low grade display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the morning of 28th October [after midnight BST], 2016 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen, indicated by the magnetometer readings on AuroraWatch and was the fourth of four exposures when additonal rays were observed and then they disappeared. One of the first nights without a cloud problem to the North and what I suspected were faint rays proved correct when the photographs were processed. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 aperture, ISO setting of 6400 for 14 seconds at 23.29hrsUT. The increased ISO sensitivity of modern DSLR’s allows for shorter exposures circa 12 sec average times giving more accurate recordings of these moving events. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Grampian, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, North, landscape, CME, solar, wind, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, faint, weak, low, grade, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, autumn, October, 2016, D700, Nikon, DSLR, 28mm, Nikkor, prime, lens, digital, tripod, time, exposure, photo, photos, photography, photograph
Low Grade Aurora bnm5754jhp 
 Northern Lights Scotland autumn 2016 faint mulitple rays green Plough low grade display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the morning of 28th October [after midnight BST], 2016 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen, indicated by the magnetometer readings on AuroraWatch and was the third of four exposures when additonal rays were observed. One of the first nights without a cloud problem to the North and what I suspected were faint rays proved correct when the photographs were processed. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 aperture, ISO setting of 6400 for 14 seconds at 23.28hrsUT. The increased ISO sensitivity of modern DSLR’s allows for shorter exposures circa 12 sec average times giving more accurate recordings of these moving events. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Grampian, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, North, landscape, CME, solar, wind, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, faint, weak, low, grade, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, autumn, October, 2016, D700, Nikon, DSLR, 28mm, Nikkor, prime, lens, digital, tripod, time, exposure, photo, photos, photography, photograph
Low Grade Aurora bnm5753jhp 
 Northern Lights arc Scottish October 2016 faint rays low grade display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the morning of 28th October [after midnight BST], 2016 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen, indicated by the magnetometer readings on AuroraWatch and was the second of four exposures when additonal rays were observed. One of the first nights without a cloud problem to the North and what I suspected were faint rays proved correct when the photographs were processed. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 aperture, ISO setting of 6400 for 13 seconds at 23.24hrsUT. The increased ISO sensitivity of modern DSLR’s allows for shorter exposures circa 12 sec average times giving more accurate recordings of these moving events. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Grampian, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, North, landscape, CME, solar, wind, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, faint, weak, low, grade, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, autumn, October, 2016, D700, Nikon, DSLR, 28mm, Nikkor, prime, lens, digital, tripod, time, exposure, photo, photos, photography, photograph
Low Grade Aurora bnm5752jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish autumn faint rays low grade display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the morning of 28th October [after midnight BST], 2016 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen, indicated by the magnetometer readings on AuroraWatch and was the first of four exposures when additonal rays were observed. One of the first nights without a cloud problem to the North and what I suspected were faint rays proved correct when the photographs were processed. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 aperture, ISO setting of 6400 for 12 seconds at 23.23hrsUT. The increased ISO sensitivity of modern DSLR’s allows for shorter exposures circa 12 sec average times giving more accurate recordings of these moving events. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Grampian, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, North, landscape, CME, solar, wind, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, faint, weak, low, grade, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, autumn, October, 2016, D700, Nikon, DSLR, 28mm, Nikkor, prime, lens, digital, tripod, time, exposure, photo, photos, photography, photograph
Low Grade Aurora bnm5740jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland autumn very faint rays poor quality display Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the morning of 26th October [after midnight BST], 2016 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen, indicated by the magnetometer readings on AuroraWatch and although I did not see anything defined this one expsoure suggests a faint ray above the central tree. One of the first nights without a cloud problem to the North and what I suspected were faint rays proved correct when the photographs were processed. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 28mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f5.6 aperture, ISO setting of 6400 for 11 seconds at 23.27hrsUT which was slightly underexposed. The increased ISO sensitivity of modern DSLR’s allows for shorter exposures circa 12 sec average times giving more accurate recordings of these moving events. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Grampian, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, North, landscape, CME, solar, wind, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, faint, weak, low, grade, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, autumn, October, 2016, D700, Nikon, DSLR, 28mm, Nikkor, prime, lens, digital, tripod, time, exposure, photo, photos, photography, photograph
Aurora The Neuk au722815jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Neuk Arc Rays pink moonlight Plough autumn 1990 Aberdeenshire taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 29th October at 22.15 hrs UT is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, pink, purple, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, October, 29th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au721126ajhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Neuk Rays red Plough Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 9th Octoberr at 22.15 hrs UT is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, Octoberr, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora & Larch au721133ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora display larch branches Rays red purple Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road near the Banchory end of the road by one of two large larch trees. Taken on the 9th Octoberr at 23.00 hrs UT is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720434ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display weak Arc Ray Plough Banchory autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road. Taken on the 21st September at 02.41 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar brighter display on the 14th of the month and in both displays the Plough Constellation was very prominent. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 21st, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720433ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis weak Arc Ray red Plough Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road. Taken on the 21st September at 02.40 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar brighter display on the 14th of the month and in both displays the Plough Constellation was very prominent. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 21st, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720315ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Neuk Active Arc rays Plough Bid Dipper Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.05 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora The Neuk au720314ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Neuk Arc Plough Stars Ursa Major Deeside autumn 1990 taken on the Harestone Road from the small pull off at The Neuk Farm which the local farmer used as an area to dump his old hayrake and a few bales of straw. Taken on the 14th September at 01.00 hrs BST is one of the many displays in early 1990, a decade which proved to be an extremely productive one for Aurora displays and photography. A fairly typical arc and active rays display showing the red of high level oxygen I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left seen in several of these photos. This display was followed by a similar display on the 21st of the month. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Plough, Ursa major, Big Dipper, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, September, 14th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Crathes Castle au721136ajhp 
 Scottish autumn Northern Lights Crathes Castle Plough red glow faint beams 1990 located at this National Trust for Scotland property near Banchory, west of Aberdeen. Taken on the 9th October at 23.49 hrs BST 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 one was a short period of a strong red glow of high level oxygen and some beams were discernaible on the slides. I have already added other photos taken using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops however this particular film was Fuji P1600 which for a short time was their fastest slide film. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In these photos there is the purple of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas and probably also a function of the lighter light levels given these were taken in August. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Castle, Harestone, road, Neuk, hayrake, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, silhouette, clouds, light, pollution, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, autumn, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, P1600, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Crathes Castle au721135ajhp 
 British Northern Lights Crathes Castle Deeside oxygen red glow faint beams 1990 located at this National Trust for Scotland property near Banchory, west of Aberdeen. Taken on the 9th October at 23.48 hrs BST 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 using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops however this particular film was Fuji P1600 which for a short time was their fastest slide film. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In these photos there is the purple of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas and probably also a function of the lighter light levels given these were taken in August. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Castle, Harestone, road, Neuk, hayrake, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, silhouette, clouds, light, pollution, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, autumn, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, P1600, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Crathes Castle au721134jhp 
 British Aurora Borealis Crathes Castle golden cock autumn oxygen red weathervane reflection moonlight located at this National Trust for Scotland property near Banchory, west of Aberdeen. Taken on the 9th October at 23.46 hrs UT 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 using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops however this particular film was Fuji P1600 which for a short time was their fastest slide film. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In these photos there is the purple of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas and probably also a function of the lighter light levels given these were taken in August. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Castle, Harestone, road, Neuk, hayrake, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, silhouette, clouds, light, pollution, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, autumn, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, P1600, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Crathes Castle au721134ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Crathes Castle strong glow rays October oxygen red 1990 located at this National Trust for Scotland property near Banchory, west of Aberdeen. Taken on the 9th October at 23.47hrs UT 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 using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops however this particular film was Fuji P1600 which for a short time was their fastest slide film. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In these photos there is the purple of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas and probably also a function of the lighter light levels given these were taken in August. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Castle, Harestone, road, Neuk, hayrake, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, silhouette, clouds, light, pollution, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, autumn, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, P1600, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Crathes Castle au721133ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Crathes Castle Deeside oxygen gas strong red Plough located at this National Trust for Scotland property near Banchory, west of Aberdeen. Taken on the 9th October at 23.50 hrs UT 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 using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops however this particular film was Fuji P1600 which for a short time was their fastest slide film. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In these photos there is the purple of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas and probably also a function of the lighter light levels given these were taken in August. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Castle, Harestone, road, Neuk, hayrake, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, silhouette, clouds, light, pollution, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, autumn, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, P1600, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Crathes Castle au721132ajhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Crathes Castle Deeside autumn oxygen red 1990 located at this National Trust for Scotland property near Banchory, west of Aberdeen. Taken on the 9th October at 23.45 hrs UT 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 using Fuji RSP11 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa and developed in this case at my local Lab in Aberdeen for 1600asa-pushed 2 stops however this particular film was Fuji P1600 which for a short time was their fastest slide film. They were exposed around 20secs which from experience I had settled on as about the best combination of film, exposure time and with a 28mm or 24mm f2.8 wide angle lens so these are much brighter and more colour saturated although slightly more visual than would be seen with the human eye. What cannot be recorded is the amount of movement of the rays especially when tracking right to left. In these photos there is the purple of nitrogen gas being excited as against the more common occurrence of red and green oxygen gas and probably also a function of the lighter light levels given these were taken in August. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Castle, Harestone, road, Neuk, hayrake, farm, entrance, layby, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, moving, movement, active, activity, bright, patches, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, Cassiopeia, oxygen, nitrogen, moonlight, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, silhouette, clouds, light, pollution, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, autumn, October, 9th, slide, film, Fuji, P1600, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61041jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis underexposed grainy rays red 645 medium format autumn 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 400asa 6.4.5cm format film and it became visible just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa medium format transparency film of which this photo is an underexposed example while bracketing exposures near the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. In this case I used the 40mm f4 Zenzanon on my Bronica ETRS. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure as in this case. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji film, usually Velvia or RAP, I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, slide, transparency, film, Fuji, RHP, 400asa, pushed, development, 1600asa, 645mm, time, exposure, Bronica, ETRS, wide, angle, lens, Zenzanon, 40mm, f4, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610415jhp 
 Scottish Aurora display Glen Dye rays red 645 medium format autumn 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 400asa 6.4.5cm format film and it became visible just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa medium format transparency film of which this photo is an example with an exposure near the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. In this case I used the 40mm f4 Zenzanon on my Bronica ETRS. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain as in this case. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji film, usually Velvia or RAP, I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, slide, transparency, film, Fuji, RHP, 400asa, pushed, development, 1600asa, 645mm, time, exposure, Bronica, ETRS, wide, angle, lens, Zenzanon, 40mm, f4, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610410jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Glen Dye rays red 645 medium format autumn 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji RHP 400asa 6.4.5cm format film and it became visible just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa medium format transparency film of which this photo is an example and bracketing exposures near the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. In this case I used the 40mm f4 Zenzanon on my Bronica ETRS. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure as in this case. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji film, usually Velvia or RAP, I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, slide, transparency, film, Fuji, RHP, 400asa, pushed, development, 1600asa, 645mm, time, exposure, Bronica, ETRS, wide, angle, lens, Zenzanon, 40mm, f4, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61058jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display ray single Plough Aberdeenshire autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61054jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye faint multiple rays red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610536jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis rays red clouds moving shapes Aberdeenshire autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film, the end of my first film, and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610535jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis Glen Dye strong rays red clouds patterns autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610533jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Northern Lights display rays red clouds stars autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610531jhp 
 Scotland photo Aurora Borealis display rays pink clouds windy shapes autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61052jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye overexposed rays trailing stars red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610527jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis night sky strong multiple rays red Arc autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610526jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Glen Dye many strong bright rays red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610525jhp 
 Scottish active Aurora Borealis Glen Dye rays large red clouds autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610524jhp 
 Scotland Merry Dancers display rays red stars several Aurora autumn September 26th & 27th 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610521jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Clachnaben hill rays mulitple red autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610520jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display rays red clouds Jim Henderson Photo autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film, the first film I tried out, and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61051jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye rays clouds first photo autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo was the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible and some rays visible through the gaps. This was probably an underexposure, maybe 10 seconds or so. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610517jhp 
 Aberdeenshire Aurora Borealis display Glen Dye faint rays clouds gaps autumn 26th & 27th September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display using the Fuji 400asa slide film and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible although the large brown patches are moving cloud. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the first display I saw. Later tips helped until I started to park at a favourite viewpoint every clear night over the forthcoming years, the days before the Internet, and just watch the night sky.

I photographed using Fuji RHP 400asa, used in this photo, and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet and aware that exposures much longer than 20 seconds incurred the affect of star trail so instead of sharp dots for stars they became lines. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the 400asa slide film at the lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. I found that the pushed 400asa stock was finer grained than the RSP11 which was rated at 1600asa-it was later dropped by Fuji when Provia was introduced. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au61065jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Clachnaben hill torr Glen Dye autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, 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, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610613jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis red display Glen Dye earliest first autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610612jhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis display Plough stars Glen Dye Aberdeenshire first autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Glen, Dye, Cairn, O’Mount, road, Heatheryhaugh, Clachnaben, 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, 1989, September, December, Boxing, Day, slide, film, Fuji, RHP, RSP11, 400asa, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, 24mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, earliest, first, captured
Aurora Glen Dye au610611jhp 
 Scotland Northern Lights Ursa Major red rays display Glen Dye earliest first autumn September 1989 taken from Heatheryhaugh just above steep climb out of Glen Dye on the road to the Cairn O’Mount and which looks across to Clachnaben, the notable hill with a tor rocky outcrop which makes it visible from much of Deeside when looking south. This photo is one of the first I took of an Aurora display and came just after midnight when clouds cleared and made the stars and night sky visible. The project to photograph an Aurora came after a missed opportunity earlier in the year in March with what became known as the Big Aurora, a full Corona over Deeside. I had got the idea of trying to photograph a display following on from my success in 1986 of capturing Halley’s Comet thanks to the support of the Astronomy Ian Shepherd at the Edinburgh Observatory. I had heard about the Big Aurora but had missed the display buried away in my darkroom processing B&W photos for the local newspaper. Ian suggested I contact John MacNicol, President of the Aberdeen Astronomy Society and he eventually tipped me off about the display captured here.

I took Fuji RHP 400asa and RSP 11, rated at 1600ASA, the fastest available at the time in 35mm slide film of which this photo is an example and I tried both as well as bracketing exposures around the 20 second mark based on my experiences with photographing the Comet. Instead of a telephoto lens as per the Comet, for Aurora I used my widest lens, a Nikkor 28mm with a f2.8 widest aperture. Push processing the slide film at the Fuji lab by two stops to the equivalent of 1600asa I found that an exposure around 20 second eventually gave the best results for best colour saturation and exposure and giving the maximum control of grain without it appearing washed out from underexposure. This basic arrangement eventually worked best when I moved to a DSLR Fuji S2 in 2003 with an ISO of 1600 giving comparable results to the ASA equivalent and the noise factor was akin to the grain of slide film. As I shot my general landscape work using Fuji I stayed with it for the Aurora although Kodak film was acceptable in quality and results. I felt that the Fuji film handled the reds and greens better anyway and these are in practice the primary colours of Aurora displays when oxygen is excited by the incoming electrons. 
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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. 
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Aurora, aircaft & meteors rty2406jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish Deeside aircraft Draconits meteor Ursa major Plough North East 25 miles west of Aberdeen taken at 00.20.30hrs UT 8th October, 2012 with a Nikon D700 at 3200ISO using Nikkor 24mm prime lens, f2.8 for 10.5 secs. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, aircraft, lights, strobes, electric pole, Draconits, meteors, two, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, Ursa, Major, Plough, Big, Dipper, stars, constellation, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, October, 2012, autumn
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. 
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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. 
 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 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 Aircraft Lights TO24014JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Arc Aircraft Lights Strobes Autumn Aberdeenshire Scottish Display over Royal Deeside, 25 miles west of Aberdeen taken on the evening of 9th November, 2004 using a Fuji S2 and a royalty free selection of a larger rights managed collection further into the gallery. here and aircraft leaving Aberdeen Airport and flying south cuts across an active arc with rays above the village of Torphins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, aircraft, aeroplane, lights, strobes, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, solar, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night
Aurora Coronal Wings SO21319JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Celestial Wings Corona Crown Centre Royal Deeside Autumn display strengthens and as a Corona developes these huge celestial wings that spread across a night sky here over Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen in Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, wings, celestial, sweeping, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, autumn, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, electrons, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, whirls, stars, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Zenith SO0213119JHP 
 Swirling Vortex Aurora Borealis Corona Merry Dancers Cottage Roof Silhouette with the apparent huge celestial dome created as a powerful display spreads over the observer in this case on Royal Deeside to the west of Aberdeen in Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, wings, celestial, sweeping, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, autumn, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, electrons, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, whirls, stars, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Zenith SO0213117JHP 
 Vortex Aurora Corona Zenith Aberdeenshire Autumn Scotland Cottage Outline the apparent huge celestial dome created as a powerful display spreads over the observer in this case on Royal Deeside to the west of Aberdeen in Scotland in October 2003 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, wings, celestial, sweeping, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, autumn, upright, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, electrons, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, whirls, stars, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Zenith SO0213116JHP 
 Swirling vortex Scottish Aurora Borealis Corona Cottage Chimneypot Silhouette Photo the apparent huge celestial dome created as a powerful display spreads over the observer in this case on Royal Deeside to the west of Aberdeen in Scotland in October 2003 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, wings, celestial, sweeping, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, autumn, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, electrons, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, whirls, stars, clouds, nature, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Behind Clouds SO21322JHP 
 Rare Aurora Borealis Photograph Clouds Complete Covering Red Corona Autumn and being turned red in the process caused as the Aurora Borealis display has the strength to pass overhead the observer here in Aberdeenshire 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, red, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, peaceful, quiet, religious, magical, mystical, spiritual, celestial, clouds, nature
Orion AB972832JHP 
 Constellation Orion Belt Stock Library Night Photo Scottish Autumn Stars taken over Royal Deeside in North East Scotland on the 31 December, 1997 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, upright, photo, photograph, slide, scanned, stars, constellation, orion, belt, magnitude, nebula, orionis, rigel, betelgeuse, bellatrix, double, star, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, space, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972536JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Early Autumn Arc Rays Photograph Scottish Night Display in its early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.10 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972534JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Plough Usra Major Big Dipper Autumn Royal Deeside Scotland active display at an early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.010 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Active Arc AB972532JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Plough Dipper Ursa Major Stars Aberdeenshire Autumn Night active display at an early stage as the waxing and waning arc starts to become active with faint rays appearing in this example at 00.09 hrs UT on 4th September 1997 towards the north from near Torphins west of Aberdeen lying nicely under The Plough 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, Ursa Major, The Plough, Big Dipper, constellation, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, radiation, purple, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Zenith AB03635JHP 
 Fisheye Lens Orion Stars Southwards Autumn Photograph Aberdeenshire Scotland gives a sense of the scale of a huge Aurora Borealis corona zenith over Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland at 1am UT on the 30th October, 2003 with the characteristic shapes of continuous movement difficult to capture in a still photograph 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Pleiades, Orion, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, slide, scanned, fisheye, 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, tree, cottage, silhouette
Aurora Corona Zenith AB03632JHP 
 Autumn Stock Library Photo Aurora Northern Lights Corona Crown Centre where this fisheye lens gives a sense of the scale of a huge Aurora Borealis corona zenith over Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland at 1am UT on the 30th October, 2003 with the red and green colours of oxygen gas excited by the invading electrons 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, crown, umbrella, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, slide, scanned, fisheye, sunspots, solar, stars, oxygen, gas; purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, nights, night-time, trees
Aurora Corona Zenith AB03626JHP 
 Wide Angle Lens Photograph Aurora Corona Display Royal Deeside Autumn west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland after midnight on the 30th October, 2003 with the red and green colours of oxygen gas excited by the invading electrons 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, crown, zenith, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, slide, scanned, fisheye, scale, solar, stars, oxygen, gas, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, night-time, trees
Aurora Corona Zenith AB03625JHP 
 Aurora Corona Red Green Rays Cascade Scottish Autumn Night Sky Photo over Royal Deeside where this fisheye lens gives a sense of the scale of a huge west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland after midnight on the 30th October, 2003 with the red and green colours of oxygen gas excited by the invading electrons 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, crwon, fans, umbrella, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, slide, scanned, fisheye, scale, 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, trees
Aurora Corona & Clouds AB03530JHP 
 Strong Scottish Autumn Aurora Borealis Display Rays Breaking Cloud Cover at 22.23hrs UT on the 29th October, 2003 above Deeside near Torphins 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photo, fisheye, photographs, slide, scanned, 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, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, trees
Aurora Corona & Clouds AB03527JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Rays Clouds Stock Library Photos Autumn Scottish Displays at 22.22hrs UT on the 29th October, 2003 above Deeside near Torphins 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photograph, slide, scanned, 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, tree
Aurora Corona & Clouds AB03525JHP 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Rays Red Corona Cloud Gap Stars Autumn Night Sky activity breaking through fairly dense cloud cover at 22.22hrs UT on the 29th October, 2003 above Deeside near Torphins 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland. This is scanned from Fuji 35mm 400asa film rated at 1600asa. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photo, photographs, slide, scanned, 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, tree
Aurora Folding Arc AB02625JHP 
 Strong Arc Fold Folding Flares Hotspots Streaming Royal Deeside Autumn before the major Aurora Borealis displays starts as in this case at 00.45hrs UT on 4th October, 2002 over Deeside some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, folding, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photo, photograph, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, trees
Aurora Flaring Arc AB02630JHP 
 Scottish Active Arc Folding Streaming Burning Bright Rays Aberdeenshire Photo or throw up flares or hotspots before the major Aurora Borealis displays starts as in this case at 01.05 hrs UT on 4th October, 2002 over Deeside some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, autumn, Arc, folding, flaring, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Flaring Arc AB02627JHP 
 Autumn Night Aurora Arc Active Flaring Rays North Royal Deeside Autumn Night can sometimes fold or throw up flares or hotspots before the major Aurora Borealis displays starts as in this case at 00.46hrs UT on 4th October, 2002 over Deeside some 25 miles west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, folding, flaring, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, trees
Aurora Corona Zenith AB0363JHP 
 Scottish Crown Aurora Borealis Corona Zenith Rays Autumn Deeside Green taken at 23.20 hours on the 30th October, 2003 over Deeside some 25 miles west of Aberdeen as the display explodes in activity and passes southwards creating a moving zenith overhead with the green of low level oxygen gas 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photo, photograph, slide, scanned, 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
Aurora Corona Rays AB03523JHP 
 Northern Lights Rays Corona Display Autumn Library Photo Aberdeenshire Deeside on the 23 October, 2003 at 21.20hrs UT over Deeside west of Aberdeen in North East Scotland 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Arc, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, upright, photos, photographs, slide, scanned, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora Corona Rays AB03512JHP 
 West Aurora Borealis Double Arc Rays Red Green Oxygen Royal Deeside Autumn on the 29 October, 2003 with large rays stretching upwards towards early developing corona zenith over Deeside near Torphins west of Aberdeen at 21.14hrs UT with part of Ursa Major constellation in lower right of photograph 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Corona, zenith, Rays, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, slide, scanned, 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, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time

Egypt > Infra Red Photographs (1 file)

This is a collection of Infra Red Black & White film photographs taken of the main sites of mainly Ancient Egypt in the late 1990's and they give a very different feel to the sites with the particular ghostly effect of this specialised Kodak film. Sites covered include Abydos, Colossi of Memnon, Abydos temple, Osireion, Dendera Temple, Edfu Temple, Esna Temple, Esna Lock, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Luxor Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan Felucca; River Nile cruise, Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx
Luxor Hotel InfR EG981122jhp 
 Egypt Luxor St George Hotel River Nile modern design infra red looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny autumn afternoon on the riverside of this very modern luxurious building. This particular photograph was taken using Kodak Infra Red film which gives this classic ghostly affect. It was taken using a Nikon FM manual camera, 28mm Nikkor lens with a R72 filter and processed in ID11 for 11 mins. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, St George, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, holiday, cruise, palm, trees, water, shimmering, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, West, bank, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, stylised, Nile, Boat, poolside, style, stylish, B&W, Infra, red, film, negative, Kodak, Nikon, FM, manual, R72, filter, ghostly, ghostlike, black, white, 1998, November, autumn, upright

Egypt > Karnak Temple (1 file)

Photos in this gallery include the whole of Karnak itself, the open air museum, temples of Khonsu and Ptah and the Sound and Light Show night images.
Luxor Karnak First Forecourt EG074843jhp 
 Karnak Temple Tourists guided Egyptian Hypostyle Hall Taharqa sunshine autumn the impressive view after entering the main western pylon of this famous site located near Luxor City centre on the East Bank of the River Nile and it the largest religious complex on the Nile. This is a typical scene in the first court after entering through the main entrance of the first pylon with the remains of the pillared kiosk of Taharqa in a single papyrus column and the large block of alabaster, possible a barque station. Beyond is the second pylon with its decorated front and the beginning of the famous hypostyle hall leading to the distant obelisks and inner sanctuary. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Karnak, Temple, East Bank, Thebes, Waset, Ipetisut, holiday, landscape, tourists, visitors, kiosk, papyrus, column, alabaster, altar, barque, station, cruise, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, obelisk, court, hypostyle hall, columns, kiosk, Taharqa

Egypt > Luxor City & Misc West Bank (4 files)

Images in this gallery cover modern Luxor, general agriculture and photos not specific to other groups such as the recent excavations of the Sphinx Avenue, the alabaster factory and workers and the residential houses bordering the various roads to the main sites. It also includes the balloon flights and views from the balloon.
Luxor Theban Hills EG075090jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Sheraton West Bank Theban hills palm trees Qurnet Murai looking over the Nile to the Theban Hills and the Qurnet Murai on a sunny autumn afternoon from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing International Hotel on the southern outskirts of the east bank city. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Sheraton, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, palm, trees, water, shimmering, autumn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, West, bank, Theban, hills, Qurnet, Murai, tombs, cliffs, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, swimming, pool, poolside, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined
Luxor River Nile EG075094jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Sheraton Hotel River Nile West Bank felucca houses hills looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny autumn afternoon from one of the riverside balconies of this hotel to the south of Luxor City on the East Bank of the River Nile. The sailing boat moored on the far bank is called a felucca and are popular for sailing trips especially to see a sunset. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Sheraton, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, palm, trees, water, shimmering, autumn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, West, bank, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, swimming, pool, poolside, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined, felucca, houses, reed, beds
Luxor River Nile EG075093jhp 
 Egypt Luxor Sheraton Hotel River Nile View balcony West Bank south looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny autumn afternoon from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing International Hotel on the southern outskirts of the east bank city. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Sheraton, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, upright, palm, trees, water, shimmering, autumn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, West, bank, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, swimming, pool, poolside, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined
Luxor River Nile EG075087jhp 
 Egyptian Luxor Sheraton River Nile View balcony West Bank southwards looking over the shimmering River Nile on a sunny autumn afternoon from one of the riverside balconies of this long standing International Hotel on the southern outskirts of the east bank city. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Thebes, Luxor, Waset, Ipetisut, East, Bank, River, Nile, Sheraton, Hotel, riverside, riverbank, landscape, southwards, downstream, palm, trees, water, shimmering, autumn, sunshine, blue, sky, hazy, West, bank, Theban, hills, waterfront, promenade, esplanade, modern, architecture, swimming, pool, poolside, style, stylish, balconies, balcony, tree-lined

Egypt > Luxor Seti 1 Temple (6 files)

Images in this gallery are of exteriors and interiors of the Temple of Seti 1, also called Qurna and Goorneh to the north of the West Bank sites.
Seti 1 Luxor EG01339jhp 
 Temple Sety Egypt Pharaoh Amun painted walls columns portico square tranny 6x6 format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01338jhp 
 Temple Seti Egyptian Pharaoh seated black granite portico square 6x6 format sun court taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01337jhp 
 Temple Sethos Goorneh Egyptian frontage portico second court square 6x6 format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01336jhp 
 Temple Sethos 1 Goorneh Egypt exterior frontage portico sun court vestibule east square format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01335jhp 
 Temple Sety 1 Luxor Egyptian exterior front hypostyle hall portico square format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G
Seti 1 Luxor EG01334jhp 
 Temple Seti 1 Luxor Egypt exterior approach portico vestibule west square format taken on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor in an area called al-Tarif turning off eastwards instead of taking the Valley of the Kings road. Attributed to Seti it had later involvement by Ramasses 1 and 11 and with recent restoration is a delightful extra addition should you have free time while in Luxor and described in the early days as Goorneh Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Tarif, village, Temple, Sethos, Seti, Sety, Ramses, mortuary, Dra Abu el-Naga, Qurna, Goorneh, portico, vestibule, sun, court, landscape, interior, sandstone, wall, reliefs, bas, offering, Amun, Horus, Mut, desecration, damage, painted, hieroglyphs, cartouche, coloured, colours, colors, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, open, air, museum, relics, stones, exterior, entrance, approach, decorated, barque, feast, offering, Amun, stele, Horus, Mut, bas, 2001, October, autumn, 6x6, slide, film, Velvia, RVP, transparency 120, square, format, scanned, scan, camera, Yashica, Mat 124G

Scotland (4 files)

Photographs mainly of North East Scotland covering in depth Aberdeenshire and Morayshire with topics such as historic properties, castles, towns, villages, rivers and glens, landscapes, mountains, flora and fauna, forestry, farming and coastal scenery and the City of Aberdeen.
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2961JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle autumnal scene on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea over barley bails located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, harvest, bales, stubble, farming, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whigs, Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig, s vault’, honours, covenanters
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2950JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle autumnal scene on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea over barley bails located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, harvest, stubble, field, farmland, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, tourism, visitors, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whigs, Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, upright, haven bay, castle, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig, s vault’, honours, covenanters
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2906JHP 
 Dunnottar Castle autumnal view on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea from clifftop path accessing the property located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor, Dunecht Estates Office, Dunecht, Skene, AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, upright, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault
Dunnottar Castle Scotland VS2899JHP 
 Autumnal view of Dunnottar Castle on the North East Coast of Scotland looking to the North Sea from clifftop path accessing the property located to the south of Stonehaven in Kincardineshire.
As a private property these photographs should only be used for tourist/scenic/editorial purposes. If required for commercial promotion then permission should be obtained from the owners by contacting The Factor; Dunecht Estates Office; Dunecht; Skene; AB32 7AX. Telephone: 01330 860223. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, east, sea, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, north, Dunnottar Castle, haven bay, castle, Dunnottar, Castle, landscape, spectacular, coast, coastal, cliffs, rocks, headland, bay, Haven, Benholm, Lodging, keep, tower, curtain, portcullis, vaulted, pends, arched, window, stonework, weathered, erosion, conglomerate, pudding, stone, Dun, Fother, 14th, century, Marischal, storehouse, smithy, bakery, brewery, stables, guardhouse, quadrangle, well, mansion, chambers, chapel, Whig's Vault, prison, dungeon, siege, Honours, jewels, Covenanters, exhibition, fortress’ ‘benholm lodging’, dun, fother, marischal, whig's vault

Scotland > Aberdeen City (78 files)

This gallery includes all photographs connected with Aberdeen city from buildings, churches, streets, public parks, gardens, the University, Harbour and the beach. Places covered included Union Terrace Gardens, Cowdray Hall, Rosemount, HM Theatre, William Wallace Statue, Union Street, Castlegate, Citadel, Town House, Provost Skene House, Marsicahl College, Woolmanhill, Denburn Carpark, Johnston Gardens, Victoria Park, Duthie Park, Hazlehead Park, Piper Alpha Memorial, Seaton Park, Kings College, Elphinstone, Old Aberdeen, Fittie, Bridge of Don, AECC, Garthdee, Torry, Nigg, Pocra Quay
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3467jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scotland topiary parterres boat pond June sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, upright, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3466jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish topiary parterres boat pond summer sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3465jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish obelisk paving patterns summer sunny blue sky is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, upright, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3464jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scotland obelisk paving circles patterns summer sunny blue sky is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3461jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish bandstand trees framed summer Aberdeenshire is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3460jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish summer flower borders shrubs early sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3459jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scotland white flowering bush border summer sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3458jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish flowering shrubs white flowers summer sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3457jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish Fountainhall Old Well June obelisk granite sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, upright, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park bnm3456jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park summer Scotland Fountainhall Old Well obelisk granite sunshine is the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout unfortunately in 2016 the new water features, not the boating pond, are all disabled because of leaks in the mortar. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, shrubs, rhododendrons, trees, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sunshine, gulls, June, 2016, digital, photograph, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1360jhp 
 Aberdeen Duthie Park Scottish autumn colours maple tree leaves colourful with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1359jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish autumn colours maple flowers border with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1353jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scotland autumn colors maple tree paths with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout of which the foreground is part. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1352jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish autumn topiary borders pond new design with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout of which the foreground is part. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1349jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scotland autumn pond new design obelisk with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout of which the foreground is part. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1347jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scotland autumn colours boating pond obelisk with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Duthie Park vbn1346jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Scottish autumn colours boating pond tables trees with early signs that winter is on its way in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, autumn, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, boating, pond, restoration, fountain, refelctions, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, crocuses, trees, mauve, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, clouds, gulls, October, 2015, DSLR, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Castlegate vbn1368jhp 
 Aberdeen City Castlegate Gordon Highlanders bronze Statue Scottish regiment autumn sunshine near the Citadel with its turrets & tower in traditional silver grey granite catching late afternoon autumn sunshine viewed from the market square at the eastern end of Aberdeen's Union Street, the main road that runs westwards to its junctions with Holburn and Albyn Streets. A recent addition is this bronze statue commemorating The Gordon Highlanders here set against the Lombardia Italian Restaurant and the typical granite built townhouses of the Silver City. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, upright, landscape, coast, granite, silver, Citadel, Castlegate, Mercat, Cross, architecture, style, classic, street, furniture, Union Street, centre, Trinity, Gordon, Highlanders, bronze, statue, autumn, October, 2015, digital, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Castlegate vbn1363jhp 
 Aberdeen Citadel Castlegate Mercat Cross Gordon Highlander Statue Scottish autumn with its turrets & tower in traditional silver grey granite catching late afternoon autumn sunshine viewed from the market square at the eastern end of Aberdeen's Union Street, the main road that runs westwards to its junctions with Holburn and Albyn Streets. The beautifully carved stone Mercat Cross in the foreground set back from a recent addition a bronze statue commemorating The Gordon Highlanders and the turreted building in the background is the Salvation Army Citadel. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, coast, granite, silver, Citadel, Castlegate, Mercat, Cross, architecture, style, classic, street, furniture, Union Street, centre, Trinity, Gordon, Highlanders, bronze, statue, autumn, October, 2015, digital, Nikon, D700
Aberdeen Castlegate vbn1361jhp 
 Aberdeen City Citadel Castlegate Gordon Highlanders Statue Scotland autumn sunshine the Citadel with its turrets & tower in traditional silver grey granite catching late afternoon autumn sunshine viewed from the market square at the eastern end of Aberdeen's Union Street, the main road that runs westwards to its junctions with Holburn and Albyn Streets. The beautifully carved stone Mercat Cross in the foreground set back from a recent addition a bronze statue commemorating The Gordon Highlanders and the turreted building in the background is the Salvation Army Citadel. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, coast, granite, silver, Citadel, Castlegate, Mercat, Cross, architecture, style, classic, street, furniture, Union Street, centre, Trinity, Gordon, Highlanders, bronze, statue, autumn, October, 2015, digital, Nikon, D700
River Dee Aberdeen jkl8492jhp 
 Aberdeen City Scotland River Dee Bridge Tollohill Jim Henderson winter photo March to the west of the city overlooking the River Dee with the ancient Old Bridge of Dee in the foreground and the river bending westwards under Tollhill in the direction of Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, sea, East, Tollohill, Wood, view, Banchory, Devenick, skyline, upstream, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, River, Dee, Riverside, road, summer, autumn, 'Bridge of Dee', bridge, arches, historic, parks, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Woolmanhill zxc5006jhp 
 Aberdeen City Woolmanhill Viaduct Rosemount Theatre Railway Bridge hospital autumn all located in the centre of the Aberdeen and below this iconic street are the Union Terrace Gardens with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.

The buildings seen from the gardens are known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant while behind themn is Woolmanhill Hospital and the Denburn carpark. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, Woolmanhill, hospital, HM Theatre, Rosemount, Viaduct, bridge, tunnel, railway, line, St. Mark's, Church, Library, Union, Terrace, Gardens, landscape, garden, park, Bon, Accord, floral, clock, coat, arms, display, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, road, shrubs, green, autumn, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, clouds, sky, sun, shining
Aberdeen Rosemount zxc5003jhp 
 Aberdeen City Rosemount Theatre William Wallace Statue autumn Lion Cowdray all located in the centre of the Aberdeen and below this iconic street are the Union Terrace Gardens with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.

The buildings in this photograph are known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant. This view of from the steps at the War Memorial in front of Cowdray Hall by the silver grey granite statue of a lion alongside the Art Gallery on Schoolhill. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, William, Wallace, Statue, HM Theatre, Rosemount, St. Mark's, Church, Library, Union, Terrace, Gardens, Cowdray, hall, Lion, fire, engine, autumn, landscape, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, park, green, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sun, shining
Aberdeen Academy zxc5000jhp 
 Aberdeen Academy Courtyard Scotland autumn shops city centre sunshine Belmont located in the centre of the Aberdeen and this shopping and eating area is part of the old Academy school which lies between Union Street and Schoolhill opposite from the Art Gallery. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, William, Belmont, HM Theatre, Rosemount, Academy, shopping, restaurants, shops, granite, setts, restored, conservation, Union, Street, Art, gallery, Schoolhill, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, autumn, sunshine, blue, sky, white, clouds, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, sun, shining
Aberdeen Tollohill View xvv2845jhp 
 Aberdeen City Scotland River DeeTollohill Wood view bridge summer telephoto view with a hint of autumn in early September from high ground to the west of the city overlooking the River Dee with the historic Old Bridge of Dee in the foreground and the river bending past Riverside as it flows eastwards to the North Sea and through the harbour. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, sea, East, Tollohill, Wood, view, Banchory, Devenick, skyline, panorama, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, River, Dee, Riverside, road, summer, autumn, 'Bridge of Dee', bridge, arches, historic, parks, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Johnston Garden xvv3152jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen City Scotland autumn colours trees public park garden to the west of Aberdeen City with an exotic selection of trees, shrubs and flowers with a Japanese style bridge over a duckpond and a very convenient carpark and public toilets near the Gordon Highland Museum off Queen's Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, bequeathed, public, municipal, park, garden, parks, Johnston, Gardens, restaurant, pond, bridge, Britain in Bloom, seat, rest, green, autumn, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, gold, yellow, leaves, trees
Aberdeen Johnston Garden xvv2927jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen City Scottish autumn lily golden rayed to the west of Aberdeen City with an exotic selection of trees, shrubs and flowers with a Japanese style bridge over a duckpond and a very convenient carpark and public toilets near the Gordon Highland Museum off Queen's Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, bequeathed, public, municipal, park, garden, parks, Johnston, Gardens, restaurant, pond, bridge, Britain in Bloom, flowers, lily, golden, rayed, pink, red, spotted, rhododendrons, azaleas, seat, rest, roses, pink, red, yellow, green, summer, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Hazlehead Park xvv2986jhp 
 Hazlehead Park autumn Scotland Aberdeen City flower displays restaurant peonies garden photographed in this large public area on the western edge of the City of Aberdeen, near a sculpture park and symbolic granite stone circle and it is one of the most colourful annual events which can some years be an overwhelming mass of vibrant colour as these photographs show. The park is the location of the Piper Alpha Memorial set in an extensive rose garden, part of which is dedicated to Her Majesty The Queen Mother. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, parks, Hazlehead, Britain in Bloom, flowers, seat, rest, roses, pink, red, yellow, green, summer, autumn, restaurant, peonies, vibrant, riot, mass, overwhelming, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, trees, green, shrubs, grass, walks, borders
Aberdeen Hazlehead Park xvv2984jhp 
 Hazlehead Scottish Aberdeen flower peonies snapdragons displays restaurant fountain in this large public area on the western edge of the City of Aberdeen, near a sculpture park and symbolic granite stone circle and it is one of the most colourful annual events which can some years be an overwhelming mass of vibrant colour as these photographs show. The park is the location of the Piper Alpha Memorial set in an extensive rose garden, part of which is dedicated to Her Majesty The Queen Mother. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, restaurant, fountain, water, visitors, parks, Hazlehead, Britain in Bloom, flowers, seat, rest, peonies, snapdragon, pink, red, yellow, green, autumn, summer, vibrant, riot, mass, overwhelming, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, trees, green, shrubs, grass, walks, borders
Aberdeen Hazlehead Park xvv2968jhp 
 Hazlehead Park autumn sunnny Scotland Aberdeen Piper Alpha displays rose garden photographed in this large public area on the western edge of the City of Aberdeen, near a sculpture park and symbolic granite stone circle and it is one of the most colourful annual events which can some years be an overwhelming mass of vibrant colour as these photographs show. The park is the location of the Piper Alpha Memorial set in an extensive rose garden, part of which is dedicated to Her Majesty The Queen Mother. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, parks, Hazlehead, Britain in Bloom, Piper, Alpha, Memorial, flowers, seat, rest, roses, pink, red, yellow, green, autumn, late, summer, vibrant, riot, mass, overwhelming, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, trees, green, shrubs, grass, walks, borders, sculpture, blue, sky, sunshine, sunny
Aberdeen Duthie Park xvv2920jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park boating pond autumn trees gulls water Scotland in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, trees, autumn, boating, pond, gulls, trees, carpark, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Duthie Park xvv2894jhp 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park summer flower borders Scottish sweetpea flowers colours colourful displays in the largest of the central municipal parks in Aberdeen bordering the River Dee towards the southern aspect of the city. The park has completed a major facelift bringing it back to the original Victorian layout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Rivers, Dee, parks, public, municipal, park, Duthie, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, bandstand, Britain in Bloom, flowers, sweetpeas, pink, yellow, mauve, trees, autumn, summer, white, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Union Terrace wtn6379jhp 
 Union Terrace Gardens Theatre Marks Dome summer flowers Aberdeen park located in the centre of the Aberdeen and viewed from the iconic Union Terrace Gardens with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.

The buildings in this photograph are known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant and the latter two are visible. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, William, Wallace, Statue, HM Theatre, Rosemount, St. Mark's, Church, Library, Union, Terrace, Gardens, landscape, garden, park, Bon, Accord, floral, clock, coat, arms, display, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, park, flowers, red, border, green, autumn, summer, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, sky, sun, shining
Aberdeen Bon Accord Sq wtn6336jhp 
 Aberdeen autumn Bon Accord Crescent Willow Bank park shrubs flowers view of this pleasant city street which were once residential houses but are nearly all offices which illustrate the typical granite construction and style so characteristic of Aberdeen, the Silver City names because of this silver grey stone but also the historic changes occasioned especially by the explosion of business and prosperity from the development of the oil industry in the late 60’s. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, autumn, colours, Willowbank, Road, Park, flowers, trees, shrubs, granite, silver, grey, architecture, stylish, classic, Bon Accord, crescent, offices, street
Aberdeen Bon Accord Sq wtn6331jhp 
 Aberdeen City autumn Bon Accord Square Archiblad Simpson granite stone photographed in this pleasant city street which were once totally residential houses but are nearly all offices which illustrate the typical granite construction and style so characteristic of Aberdeen, the Silver City names because of this silver grey stone. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, autumn, colours, Archibald, Simspon, architect, trees, granite, silver, grey, architecture, stylish, classic, Bon Accord, crescent, offices, street
Aberdeen Bon Accord Sq wtn6328jhp 
 Aberdeen autumn tree Bon Accord Square Archiblad Simpson granite stone photographed in this pleasant city street which were once totally residential houses but are nearly all offices which illustrate the typical granite construction and style so characteristic of Aberdeen, the Silver City names because of this silver grey stone. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, autumn, colours, Archibald, Simspon, architect, trees, granite, silver, grey, architecture, stone, commerative, memorial, carved, stylish, classic, Bon Accord, crescent, offices, street
Aberdeen Springhill Park vs1374jhp 
 Springhill Park autumn trees Aberdeen City Lang Stracht Mastrick Scotland not showing any major colour change as such but a spacious central public area to the north of the main City of Aberdeen area in this North East of Scotland oil Capital. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Mastrick, Land, Stracht, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Springhill, Road, park, municipal, public, trees, colours, colors, autumn, leaves, foliage, seasons
Aberdeen Correction Wynd vse0891jhp 
 Correction Wynd Union Street autumn colours Aberdeen City Union Street cuts underneath Union Bridge alongside the cemetery in St Nicholas Churchyard from the Green and gives an idea that much of this central main street of Aberdeen City is an elongated bridge. Continuing southwards along this subterranean street brings you to The Green an open area used for an open air market. Steps lead down into Correction Wynd from Union Street the top of which is the viewpoint of this photograph. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, Aberdeen, City, autumn, colours, landscape, Correction, Wynd, granite, silver, architecture, style, classic, underpass, Union Street, St Nicolas Church, cemetery, bus, buses, cars, shopping, centre
Aberdeen Bon Accord Cresc vs3793jhp 
 Aberdeen City Scottish autumn Bon Accord Crescent Willow Bank park flora view of this pleasant city street which were once residential houses but are nearly all offices which illustrate the typical granite construction and style so characteristic of Aberdeen, the Silver City names because of this silver grey stone but also the historic changes occasioned especially by the explosion of business and prosperity from the development of the oil industry in the late 60’s. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, autumn, colours, Willowbank, Road, Park, flowers, trees, shrubs, granite, silver, grey, architecture, stylish, classic, Bon Accord, crescent, offices, street
Aberdeen Bon Accord Cresc vs3791jhp 
 Aberdeen City autumn Bon Accord Crescent Willow Bank Road park view of this pleasant city street which were once residential houses but are nearly all offices which illustrate the typical granite construction and style so characteristic of Aberdeen, the Silver City names because of this silver grey stone but also the historic changes occasioned especially by the explosion of business and prosperity from the development of the oil industry in the late 60’s. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Grampian, landscape, autumn, colours, Willowbank, Road, Park, flowers, trees, shrubs, granite, silver, grey, architecture, stylish, classic, Bon Accord, crescent, offices, street
Aberdeen Union Terrace vs3779jhp 
 Aberdeen Rosemount Scottish winter William Wallace Albert Statue autumnal light all located in the centre of the Aberdeen and with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.
Known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant and here photographed from the famous Union Bridge on Union Street. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, Union, Terrace, Gardens, landscape, Albert, garden, park, William, Wallace, Statue, HM Theatre, Rosemount, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, park, trees green, winter, autumnal, golden, light, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Union Terrace vs3738jhp 
 Aberdeen Rosemount St Marks Albert Statue winter light autumn colours all located in the centre of the Aberdeen and with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.
Known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, Union, Terrace, St Mark's, Church, dome, landscape, garden, park, display, Albert, Statue, HM Theatre, Rosemount, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, park, trees, leaves, green, autumn, colours, winter, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colors
Aberdeen Union Terrace vs3692jhp 
 Union Terrace Gardens Aberdeen Theatre winter colours Union Bridge view all located in the centre of the Aberdeen and with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.
Known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant and here photographed from the famous Union Bridge on Union Street. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, Union, Terrace, Gardens, landscape, garden, park, Bon, Accord, floral, clock, coat, arms, display, HM Theatre, Rosemount, railway, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, park, trees, green, autumn, colours, winter, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Union Terrace vs3655jhp 
 Union Terrace Gardens street winter autumnal colours Aberdeen City Scotland all located in the centre of the Aberdeen and with the famous Bon Accord floral coat-of arms on the face of the bank in the Gardens beneath the background terraces offers unique public space landscaped on a natural gorge.

Known affectionately as “ Education, Salvation and Damnation” three classical Aberdeen silver granite buildings facing Rosemount Viaduct off a grand backdrop – the City Library, St Mark’s domed Church and HM Theatre now of course with its very modern addition of box office and restaurant. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, Aberdeen, City, Union, Terrace, Gardens, landscape, garden, park, Rosemount, granite, grey, silver, architecture, style, classic, public, park, flowers, daffodils, green, winter, autumnal, trees, golden, light, brown, leaves, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Stronsay Autumn vs3643jhp 
 Stronsay Drive Aberdeen autumn colours brown golden light polarised Scotland one of many public parks in the City of Aberdeen this one along the old Den Burn a stream that once bisected the city with much now underground and here seen in spring colours near the junction of Stronsay Drive with the King's Gate after the Hazlehead roundabout. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, 'Stronsay Drive', 'Kings Gate', road, 'Den Burn', western, approach, River, Dee, visitors, Britain in Bloom, flowers, trees, golden, brown, polarised, dramatic, strong, rich, green, autumn, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Cults from Blairs UP684085jhp 
 Aberdeen boundary Bieldside Cults Blairs highview autumn Scottish fields trees showing the beautiful rural landscape of North East Scotland bordering the River Dee and hardly any distance from the centre of the City of Aberdeen and the Oil Capital of Europe. Cults is the first identifiable community as one travels west from the city centre along the River Dee, then passing Bieldside, Milltimber and Peterculter before leaving the city boundary proper into rural Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, 'Banchory Devenick', Blairs, Ardoe, House, Hotel, Bieldside, Deeside, Golf, course, Cults, Church, Academy, panorama, landscape, buildings, 'River Dee', River, Dee, Riverside, road, autumn, harvest, bales, fields, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Cults from Blairs UP684083jhp 
 Aberdeen boundary Bieldside Cults Blairs highview autumn Scottish fields trees showing the beautiful rural landscape of North East Scotland bordering the River Dee and hardly any distance from the centre of the City of Aberdeen and the Oil Capital of Europe. Cults is the first identifiable community as one travels west from the city centre along the River Dee, then passing Bieldside, Milltimber and Peterculter before leaving the city boundary proper into rural Royal Deeside. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, 'Banchory Devenick', Blairs, Ardoe, House, Hotel, Bieldside, Deeside, Golf, course, Cults, Church, Academy, panorama, landscape, buildings, 'River Dee', River, Dee, Riverside, road, autumn, harvest, bales, fields, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Blairs Harvest UP684088jhp 
 Aberdeen boundary Deeside Ardoe House Hotel harvest bales Blairs fields trees showing the beautiful rural landscape of North East Scotland bordering the River Dee on the South Deeside Road at Blairs and hardly any distance from the centre of the City of Aberdeen and the Oil Capital of Europe. The tower in the centre is that of Ardoe House Hotel a classic Aberdeen granite built Victorian house with links to the Cities early industrial success and wealth. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, 'Banchory Devenick', Blairs, museum, Ardoe, House, Hotel, Royal, Deeside, Church, landscape, 'River Dee', River, Dee, Riverside, road, autumn, harvest, bales, fields, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Autumn Springbank Cemetery UP724636jhp 
 Aberdeen City Scottish autumn Springbank cemetery maples copper beech gravestones to the west of Aberdeen City with a colourful display of autumnal colours. The cemetery is located on Springfield Road on the east of the road between Queens Road and North Deesdie Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Springbank, Springfiled, Road, Craigton, Seafield, landscape, visitors, public, cemetery, gravestones, red, yellow, green, autumn, copper, beech, maples, foliage, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, leaves, brown
Autumn Springbank Cemetery UP724635jhp 
 Aberdeen City Scotland autumn Springbank cemetery maples yellow sunshine shadows to the west of Aberdeen City with a colourful display of autumnal colours. The cemetery is located on Springfield Road on the east of the road between Queens Road and North Deesdie Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Springbank, Springfiled, Road, Craigton, Seafield, landscape, visitors, public, cemetery, gravestones, Celtic, Cross, red, yellow, green, autumn, copper, beech, maples, foliage, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, leaves, brown
Autumn Johnston Gardens UP724632jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen Scotland japanese maples red trees autumn sunshine to the west of Aberdeen City with an exotic selection of trees, shrubs and flowers with a Japanese style bridge over a duckpond and a very convenient carpark and public toilets near the Gordon Highland Museum off Queen's Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, bequeathed, public, municipal, park, garden, parks, Johnston, Gardens, Britain in Bloom, red, yellow, green, autumn, Japanese, maples, foliage, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, leaves, sunny, sunshine, highlights
Autumn Johnston Gardens UP724631jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen Scottish autumn red maples small public garden to the west of Aberdeen City with an exotic selection of trees, shrubs and flowers with a Japanese style bridge over a duckpond and a very convenient carpark and public toilets near the Gordon Highland Museum off Queen's Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, bequeathed, public, municipal, park, garden, parks, Johnston, Gardens, pond, bridge, Britain in Bloom, red, yellow, green, autumn, Japanese, maples, trees, foliage, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, duck, mallard, leaves, water, brown, reflection
Autumn Johnston Gardens UP724629jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen City Scotland autumn colours beech trees bridge to the west of Aberdeen City with an exotic selection of trees, shrubs and flowers with a Japanese style bridge over a duckpond and a very convenient carpark and public toilets near the Gordon Highland Museum off Queen's Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, bequeathed, public, municipal, park, garden, parks, Johnston, Gardens, pond, bridge, Britain in Bloom, red, yellow, green, autumn, beech, trees, golden, brown, foliage, leaves, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, reflection
Autumn Johnston Gardens UP724626jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen Scottish autumn duckpond mallard duck water leaves to the west of Aberdeen City with an exotic selection of trees, shrubs and flowers with a Japanese style bridge over a duckpond and a very convenient carpark and public toilets near the Gordon Highland Museum off Queen's Road. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, visitors, bequeathed, public, municipal, park, garden, parks, Johnston, Gardens, pond, bridge, Britain in Bloom, yellow, green, autumn, beech, foliage, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, duck, mallard, leaves, water, brown, reflection
Aberdeen Skyline Blairs UP684079jhp 
 Aberdeen City boundary Blairs highview city scape highrises Seaton fields trees showing the close relationship of this Oil Capital of Europe and ancient Scottish University City to the beautiful rural landscape of North East Scotland bordering the River Dee. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North, East, 'Tollohill Wood', 'Banchory Devenick', Blairs, museum, skyline, panorama, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, Seaton, highrises, buildings, 'River Dee', Riverside, road, autumn, harvest, bales, fields, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Victoria Park Berries xvv3146jhp 
 Victoria Park Aberdeen City Scotland Photo Trees Berries autumn colours making an early show in this central public area of the City of Aberdeen in the north east of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Victoria, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, red, gean, red, berries, leaves, foliage, seasons
Victoria Park Autumn xvv3143jhp 
 Victoria Park Aberdeenshire Scottish City Borders Trees autumn colours photo making an early show in this central public area of the City of Aberdeen in the north east of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, upright, landscape, Victoria, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, trees, colours, colors, autumn, hanging, baskets, flowers, leaves, foliage, seasons
Victoria Park Aberdeen xvv3141jhp 
 Victoria Park Aberdeen Scotland trees shadows avenue sunshine autumn colours making an early show in this central public area of the City of Aberdeen in the north east of Scotland. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Victoria, park, parks, municipal, public, trees, colours, colors, autumn, avenue, shadows, fountain, leaves, foliage, seasons
Johnston West End xvv3158jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen City West End public park Maples trees showing some autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, upright, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, Japanese, maple, purple, red, beech, foliage, seasons
Johnston Purple Maples xvv3155jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen Scottish park Japanese Maples purple trees autumn at the west end of Aberdeen City showing some autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, Japanese, maples, purple, leaves, foliage, seasons
Johnston Gardens Colour xvv3148jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Park Roadside View Aberdeen Scotland autumn photograph west end of Aberdeen City showing some autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, maples, Japanese, foliage, seasons
Johnston Gardens Autumn xvv3150jhp 
 Aberdeen City Johnston Gardens Park Autumn Colours Road Fence Trees at the west end of Aberdeen City showing some autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, red, Japanese, maples, foliage, seasons
Johnston Gardens Aberdeen xvv3149jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Park Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Autumn Colourful Maples Ferns at the west end of the City showing some autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, upright, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, red, Japanese, maples, leaves, foliage, seasons
Johnston Autumn Leaves xvv3163jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Park Aberdeen City photo Aberdeenshire Scotland autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, foliage, seasons
Johnston Autumn Gold xvv3165jhp 
 Johnston Gardens park Aberdeen Golden leaves Scottish autumn colours photograph with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, foliage, seasons
Johnston Autumn Colour xvv3157jhp 
 Johnston Gardens Aberdeen City autumn photo colours Japanese maple mixes with other colours and tree foliage here at the western end of this small park. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, foliage, seasons
Golden Autumn Tree xvv3153jhp 
 Johnston Gardens public park Aberdeen Yellow Leaves Tree Scotland photograph showing some autumn colours with vibrant Japanese maple or golden leaves of young aspen like trees. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeen, City, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, Johnston, gardens, park, parks, municipal, public, bequeathed, trees, colours, colors, autumn, golden, leaves, sunlit, sunshine, foliage, seasons
Aberdeen City Autumn VS3747JHP 
 Autumn Union Terrace Gardens Aberdeen City Centre Public Park Photo from near the William Wallace Statue and HM Theatre looking to the Art Gallery and Cowdray Hall on the left to the Belmont area towards the right 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, Aberdeen, City, Union Terrace, landscape, gardens, park, Bon, Accord, autumn, trees, Art, Gallery, Cowdray, Hall, shops, School Hill, Rosemount, granite, architecture, style, classic, parks, green, browns, golden, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Botanical Gardens VS1469JHP 
 Cruickshank Botanical Gardens Autumn Aberdeen City University Scotland Flowers Trees and part of the Aberdeen University teaching facilities which lies on the Chanonry between St Machar's Drive and the Cathedral Kirk in Old Aberdeen, an area to the north of the modern city and adjacent to the River Don. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, River Don, university, old, town, house, bounds, St. Machar’s Cathedral Kirk, Cruickshank botanical gardens, colourful, autumn, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, white, flowers, upright
Aberdeen Botanical Gardens VS1468JHP 
 University Aberdeen Scotland Cruickshank Botanical Gardens Autumn Colour Trees Flowers and are part of the Aberdeen University teaching facilities which lies on the Chanonry between St Machar's Drive and the Cathedral Kirk in Old Aberdeen, an area to the north of the modern city and adjacent to the River Don. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, River Don, university, old, town, house, bounds, St. Machar’s Cathedral Kirk, Cruickshank botanical gardens, colourful, autumn, vibrant, colorful, colourful, colours, colors, blue, white, flowers, landscape
Aberdeen Tollohill View UP704332JHP 
 Aberdeen City Scotland River Dee Highview Tollohill Telephoto Photo from high ground to the west of the city overlooking the River Dee with the ancient Old Bridge of Dee in the foreground and the river bending past Riverside as it flows eastwards to the North Sea and through the harbour 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, 'Tollohill Wood', 'Banchory Devenick', skyline, panorama, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, 'River Dee', Riverside, road, autumn, 'Bridge of Dee', parks, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Riverside Autumn TO42569JHP 
 River Dee King George V1 Bridge Riverside Aberdeen autumn colours 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, upright, sea, coast, granite, silver, River, Dee, Riverside, road, autumn, 'King George V1 bridge', tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, parks, Britain in Bloom, trees, railing, seat, rest, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Riverside Autumn TO42567JHP 
 Aberdeen Autumn River Dee King George V1 Bridge Riverside with a hint of autumnal colours 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, sea, coast, granite, silver, River, Dee, Riverside, road, autumn, 'King George V1 bridge', tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, parks, Britain in Bloom, trees, railing, seat, rest, green, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Duthie Park TO42585JHP 
 Aberdeen Scotland Autumn Duthie Park Beautiful Victorian Iron Bandstand Centre of the huge grassy park to the south of Aberdeen City on the northern bank of the River Dee here with a tinge of autumnal colour. 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, River Dee, autumn, tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, park, bandstand, 'Duthie Park', Victorian, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, boating-ponds, Britain in Bloom, flowers, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Duthie Park TO42582JHP 
 Duthie Park Victorian Iron Bandstand Autumn Trees Aberdeen Scottish City in the centre of the huge grassy park at to the south of the City on the northern bank of the River Dee here with a tinge of autumnal colour 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, upright, River Dee, autumn, tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, park, bandstand, 'Duthie Park', restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, boating-ponds, Britain in Bloom, flowers, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Duthie Park TO42576JHP 
 Duthie Park Modern Sculpture Wood Fish Motif Carved Aberdeen City symbolising the nearby salmon River Dee which lies to the south of this large municipal park called after its benefactor Elizabeth Duthie and near centre of Aberdeen City 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, upright, River Dee, autumn, tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, park, modern, sculpture, wood carving, bandstand, 'Duthie Park', Victorian, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, boating-ponds, Britain in Bloom, flowers, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Duthie Park TO42574JHP 
 Aberdeen City Duthie Park Wooden Sculpture Salmon Fish Motif River Dee which lies to the south of this large municipal park called after its benefactor Elizabeth Duthie and near centre of Aberdeen City 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, River Dee, autumn, tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, park, modern, sculpture, wood carving, bandstand, 'Duthie Park', Victorian, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, boating-ponds, Britain in Bloom, flowers, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors
Aberdeen Duthie Park TO42570JHP 
 Duthie Park Autumn Colours Aberdeen City Scotland Boat Pond photo just starting to appear round one of two boating ponds in this large municipal park to the south of the centre of Aberdeen City and lying by the northern bank of the River Dee 
 Keywords: Aberdeen, City, Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, North East, landscape, River Dee, autumn, tourism, tourists, visitors, parks, public, municipal, park, bandstand, 'Duthie Park', Victorian, restaurant, Winter Gardens, sculptures, obelisk, boating-ponds, Britain in Bloom, flowers, trees, colorful, colourful, colours, colors

Scotland > Aberdeenshire (166 files)

This gallery includes rural, scenic and landscape subjects of the Shire, including Kincardineshire, Mearns, Garioch, Buchan Strathbogie and Mar.
Bennachie Pitcaple bnm9781jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple Garioch road harvest bales pylons Scottish Donside vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2017, autumn, landscape, upright, fields, harvest, round, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, white, clouds
Bennachie Pitcaple bnm9780jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple Chapel Garioch road autumn harvest bales Scottish vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2017, autumn, landscape, fields, harvest, round, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, white, clouds
Bennachie Pitcaple bnm9779jhp 
 Bennachie Hill Pitcaple road autumn harvest bales Scotland Aberdeenshire pylons electric vitrified Pictish fort Aberdeenshire Donside is seen here on the road over to Chapel Garioch from Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire North West of Aberdeen City in the North east of Scotland. This particular view is from the road to the south of the main Inverurie to Huntly road just after leaving the village as the road climbs up to Chapel of Garioch. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Donside, Bennachie, hill, hilltop, fort, Pictish, vitrified, Pitcaple, Chapel, Garioch, village, road, September, 2017, autumn, landscape, fields, harvest, round, bales, electric, pylons, countryside, rural, forestry, Boghead, farm, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny, white, clouds
The Cabrach bnm9655jhp 
 Cabrach moor road fences autumn The Buck hills horizon empty Aberdeenshire Scotland Strathdon one of the bleakest landscapes especially during a nasty winter day. A few ruined crofts or farms can be seen in this stretch of road after Lumsden passing the charming ruin of Auchindoir Church and before joining the main Dufftown road at the boundary between Aberdeenshire and Moray. Driving through this countryside is evidence of past Highland clearances as well as illustrating the hard life of farming in this unfertile moorland where in today’s harsh economic climate even sheep farming is a struggle. There is a distant view eastwards of the distinct summit of the Tap O'Noth hill near Rhynie on which remains the vitrified fortifications from a Pictish hilltop fort and from which can be seen a similar relic from the past on Bennachie near Inverurie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Highlands, Strathdon, Cabrach, rural, landscape, Buck, Tap, Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, ruined, ruins, house, fence, grass, larch, trees, brown, windswept, granite, stone, roofless, desolate, burn, Craig, Creagdearg, Longlands, Whitehillock, Elrick, Meikle, heather, moorland, land-use, barren, grass, rugged, sheep, clearances, derelict, farm, farms, farming, agriculture, hill, rugged, hard, modern, wind, turbines, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
The Cabrach bnm9654jhp 
 Cabrach moor road fences autumn The Buck horizon empty Aberdeenshire Scotland Strathdon one of the bleakest landscapes especially during a nasty winter day. A few ruined crofts or farms can be seen in this stretch of road after Lumsden passing the charming ruin of Auchindoir Church and before joining the main Dufftown road at the boundary between Aberdeenshire and Moray. Driving through this countryside is evidence of past Highland clearances as well as illustrating the hard life of farming in this unfertile moorland where in today’s harsh economic climate even sheep farming is a struggle. There is a distant view eastwards of the distinct summit of the Tap O'Noth hill near Rhynie on which remains the vitrified fortifications from a Pictish hilltop fort and from which can be seen a similar relic from the past on Bennachie near Inverurie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Highlands, Strathdon, Cabrach, rural, landscape, upright, Buck, Tap, Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, ruined, ruins, house, fence, grass, larch, trees, brown, windswept, granite, stone, roofless, desolate, burn, Craig, Creagdearg, Longlands, Whitehillock, Elrick, Meikle, heather, moorland, land-use, barren, grass, rugged, sheep, clearances, derelict, farm, farms, farming, agriculture, hill, rugged, hard, modern, wind, turbines, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
The Cabrach bnm9652jhp 
 Cabrach moor road fences autumn The Buck panorama empty Aberdeenshire Scotland Strathdon one of the bleakest landscapes especially during a nasty winter day. A few ruined crofts or farms can be seen in this stretch of road after Lumsden passing the charming ruin of Auchindoir Church and before joining the main Dufftown road at the boundary between Aberdeenshire and Moray. Driving through this countryside is evidence of past Highland clearances as well as illustrating the hard life of farming in this unfertile moorland where in today’s harsh economic climate even sheep farming is a struggle. There is a distant view eastwards of the distinct summit of the Tap O'Noth hill near Rhynie on which remains the vitrified fortifications from a Pictish hilltop fort and from which can be seen a similar relic from the past on Bennachie near Inverurie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Highlands, Strathdon, Cabrach, rural, landscape, Buck, Tap, Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, ruined, ruins, house, fence, grass, larch, trees, brown, windswept, granite, stone, roofless, desolate, burn, Craig, Creagdearg, Longlands, Whitehillock, Elrick, Meikle, heather, moorland, land-use, barren, grass, rugged, sheep, clearances, derelict, farm, farms, farming, agriculture, hill, rugged, hard, modern, wind, turbines, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
The Cabrach bnm9651jhp 
 Cabrach moor roadside autumn windfarm horizon ruined farm Aberdeenshire Scotland Strathdon The Buck one of the bleakest landscapes especially during a nasty winter day. A few ruined crofts or farms can be seen in this stretch of road after Lumsden passing the charming ruin of Auchindoir Church and before joining the main Dufftown road at the boundary between Aberdeenshire and Moray. Driving through this countryside is evidence of past Highland clearances as well as illustrating the hard life of farming in this unfertile moorland where in today’s harsh economic climate even sheep farming is a struggle. There is a distant view eastwards of the distinct summit of the Tap O'Noth hill near Rhynie on which remains the vitrified fortifications from a Pictish hilltop fort and from which can be seen a similar relic from the past on Bennachie near Inverurie. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Highlands, Strathdon, Cabrach, rural, landscape, Buck, Tap, Noth, hill, Pictish, fort, ruined, ruins, house, fence, grass, larch, trees, brown, windswept, granite, stone, roofless, desolate, burn, Craig, Creagdearg, Longlands, Whitehillock, Elrick, Meikle, heather, moorland, land-use, barren, grass, rugged, sheep, clearances, derelict, farm, farms, farming, agriculture, hill, rugged, hard, modern, wind, turbines, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
Kildrummy Gardens up491754jhp 
 Kildrummy Gardens Den hotel bridge view quarry trees shrubs rocks summer colours Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481744jhp 
 Kildrummy Castle Gardens Den water plants feature bridge trees summer colours Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481742jhp 
 Kildrummy Castle Garden water weir waterfall trees summer colourful Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481738jhp 
 Kildrummy Gardens Den trees bridge water flowers purple summer Scotland colours Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481736jhp 
 Kildrummy Garden Den water feature pool flowers trees summer Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481732jhp 
 Kildrummy Castle Garden quarry summer water feature bridge arch Strathdon this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481729jhp 
 Kildrummy Castle Gardens Den quarry trees summer water pool arch Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, upright, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481728jhp 
 Kildrummy Castle Gardens Den bridge arch water beneath summer Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481727jhp 
 Kildrummy Gardens Bridge balgownie low water rhododendrons red summer colours Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR
Kildrummy Gardens up481725jhp 
 Kildrummy Castle Gardens Den trees summer colourful waterfall flowers Aberdeenshire this attractive park lies’ beneath the ruin of this 13th century castle in western Aberdeenshire. Located in an ancient quarry from which the stone blocks of the construction of Kildrummy Castle, the huge artificial gully known as the Black Den was initially developed as a feature by the Gordon’s where there was a fishing pond, with various trees and shrubs. Later after the building of a bridge to give access to the New Castle built around the 1900’s by Colonel James Ogston, known in Aberdeen as ‘Soapy Ogston’ of the Aberdeen Soap Manufacturing company and with its close connections to two large hotels of to-day in the area-Norwood and Ardoe House, the gardens were further developed with a Japanese Water Garden and the addition of many new shrubs, trees and flowers. Under James Pearson Smith the modern gardens came under a Charitable Trust in 1968, giving public access in exchange for public donations and entry fee to help pay for the continuing running of the gardens. Overlooking the gardens are the ruins of the Castle and the New Castle, now the Kildrummy Castle Hotel. A small carpark is at the entrance to the road that crosses the bridge and access to the Hotel.

The Castle is a Historic Scotland property with its roots set during the peak of medieval European castle construction during the early 13th century. Started by Alexander 11 and possibly later extended after a visit by Edward 1 of England in 1296. It survived many sieges, being burnt and later restored, before being largely dismantled after the Jacobite rising of 1715 when used as the headquarters for the Earl of Mar. It is a magnificent ruin and the scale of the thick walls is particularly impressive despite not being as well preserved as many similar English ruins. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Gordon, Strathdon, Kildrummy, Castle, Historic, Gardens, Ogston, Pearson, estate, landscape, Donside, Black, Den, medieval, history, sieges, dismantled, 1715, 13th Century, fortress, Snow, tower, great, hall, ruin, preserved, garden, bridge, Brig, O’Balgownie, avenue, hotel, museum, pool, water, trees, Japanese, maple, purple, yellow, white, rhododendrons, shrubs, flowers, flora, autumn, colours, colors, colourful, summer, June, sunshine, sunny, 2007, Fuji, S5, digital, camera, DSLR