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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 vbn0362jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland photograph Jim Henderson unusual summer moonlight Scottish green rays Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th August, 2015, 23.26hrsUT at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen and the first display since February 2014. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f8 and ISO settings of 25600 which allowed for an extremely short exposure of 1.2 sec with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events although noise is noticeable becuase of a degree of underexposure with this stopped down aperture-further experiments are planned at f2.8. at this sort of expsoure time and also with the camera on auto rather than manual. 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. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Aurora over Scotland
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Aurora Deeside vbn0362jhp
Upload Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Aurora Borealis Scotland photograph Jim Henderson unusual summer moonlight Scottish

green rays Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 27th August, 2015, 23.26hrsUT at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen and the first display since February 2014. This photograph was taken with a Nikon D700 full frame DSLR using a 24mm Nikkor f2.8 lens at f8 and ISO settings of 25600 which allowed for an extremely short exposure of 1.2 sec with hopefully more accurate recordings of these moving events although noise is noticeable becuase of a degree of underexposure with this stopped down aperture-further experiments are planned at f2.8. at this sort of expsoure time and also with the camera on auto rather than manual. 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.
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Grampian, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, bright, patches, Lights, Merry, Dancers, landscape, CME, solar, night, sky, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, celestial, night, morning, August, 2015, summer, moonlight, full, moon, moonlight, D700, Nikon, DSLR, digital, tripod, time, exposure, photo, photos, photography, photograph
 


 

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