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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 Deeside jkl8258jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland red winter Scottish green rays Deeside arc stars taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Aurora over Scotland
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Aurora Deeside jkl8258jhp
Upload Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Photo Size: 11.6 MB; 5325x3543 pixels
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Aurora Borealis Scotland red winter Scottish green rays Deeside arc

stars taken on the 27th February, 2014 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen is the first display I have seen this year and the best for several years since the end of the previous Solar Cycle in 2006 although initial forecasts did not suggest a display of this strength was likely over the UK from a glancing CME. It was in fact observed and photographed as far south as Essex in England. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f4 and ISO settings of 6400 allowing for much shorter exposure times e.g. circa 10 sec average times with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events. The display was visible as a double arc around 19.30UT and the first activity photographed about 19.50, looking west of North to the west of Torphins as is illustrated in this photo.
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Northern, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, panorama, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, February, 2014, pine, trees, silhouette
 


 

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