Aurora over Scotland
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

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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. 
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Aurora & Aircraft au7215jhp 
 Scotland Aurora Borealis display Neuk rays red winter aircraft lights strobes January 1990 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. Other photos were taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and a tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo taken on the 24th of January around 21.20hrsUT of a passing commercial aircraft leaving Aberdeen is one of the early 1990, four nights before the end of the month, displays which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using the Fuji RSP 11 35mm slide film rated by Fuji at 1600asa and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. 

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90ís, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, January, 24th, slide, film, Fuji, RSP11, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
Aurora & Aircraft au7410ajhp 
 Scottish Aurora Borealis Neuk rays red winter aircraft lights clouds January 1990 taken on the Harestone Road to the west of Banchory at a small inset into a field by The Neuk farm. I cleared it with the farmer that I could park there and it gave me a clear view to the Hill of Fare to the North of Banchory. Other photos were taken at a corner layby opposite the entrance to the Ley Farm which I tended to use more as it was more convenient and a tree at the entrance gave a very striking foreground. This photo taken on the 24th of January around 21.30hrsUT of another passing commercial aircraft leaving Aberdeen is one of the early 1990, four nights before the end of the month, displays which proved to be an extremely productive decade for Aurora displays and photography. I took this photo of the Aurora display using Kodak 400asa 5020 EES 35mm slide film rated at 1600asa, push processed, and exposed around the 20 seconds I later settled on. 

These locations became my usual choices for most of the Aurora displays I photographed when living in Banchory throughout the early 90ís, as easily accessible from Banchory and with a clear light pollution free view to the North which meant that any clear night was spent watching the Northern skies for the tell-tale signs of a possible display, usually proceeded by an area of obvious brightness on the evening before the main display. It also gave easy access to Crathes Castle which featured a couple of times as different foreground to Aurora displays. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal, Deeside, Banchory, Crathes, Harestone, road, Neuk, farm, Aurora, Borealis, Arc, Rays, Northern, Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van, Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, green, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, moon, whirls, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, forest, 1990, January, 24th, slide, film, Kodak, 5020 EES, 400asa, pushed, developed, 1600asa, 35mm, time, exposure, Nikon, FM2, wide, angle, lens, 28mm, f2.8, scanned, scan, captured
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 Auroraís 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 & Clouds SM4213JHP 
 Spring Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Sky Active Rays Arc Streaming Aberdeenshire with bright flaring or streaming at base of rays breaking upwards from an arc showing through broken cloud and the distinct constellation of Cassiopeia above 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, spring, Arc, Rays, streaming, bright, patches, flaring, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, Cassiopeia, constellation, cosmic, clock, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, radiation, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
Aurora & Clouds SM4215JHP 
 Clouds Aurora Borealis Frustration Scottish Nights Regular Problem Visibility viewing and here faint rays are visible underneath the passing clouds over an Aberdeenshire northern spring sky 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Aurora Borealis, spring, Arc, Rays, streaming, bright, patches, flaring, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, landscape, Cassiopeia, constellation, cosmic, clock, photos, photographs, digital, sunspots, solar, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, oxygen, gas, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, radiation, red, green, yellow, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, stars, celestial, clouds, dark, night, sky, nights, night-time
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 & Pleiades TO24016JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Multi Many Rays Arc Active Stock Library Photographs of displays on 9th November 2004 at 20.54hrsUT with many rays bursting from a double arc in the eastern skies over Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen in Scotland with green of lower oxygen gas excitation and the Pleiades constellation above the chimney pot 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, rays, active, arc, double, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Pleiades, streaming, winter, northwards, digital, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, clouds, dark, nights, night-time
Aurora & Pleiades TO24017JHP 
 Aurora Borealis Strong Double Arc Eastwards Bright Rays Action Photo display of 9th November, 2004 at 20.54hrs UT with many rays bursting from a double arc in the eastern skies with the lights of Torphins at lower left located on Royal Deeside west of Aberdeen in Scotland with green of lower oxygen gas excitation and the Pleiades constellation above the chimney pot 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Torphins, Aurora Borealis, rays, active, arc, double, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, Pleiades, streaming, winter, northwards, digital, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, green, yellow, red, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, clouds, dark, nights, night-time
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 Auroraís 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 & Ursa Major Summer AB03428JHP 
 Summer Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Purple Rays Plough Usra Major Photo display with possibly nitrogen gas colourisation in the rays straddling the Plough although some of the purple may be caused by air quality at 00.34hrs UT on 27th July, 2003 looking directly northwards on Deeside near Torphins west of Aberdeen 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, nitrogen, Ursa Major, Plough, Big Dipper, 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, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, trees
Aurora & Ursa Major Summer AB03433JHP 
 Summer Aurora Borealis Display Crooktree Nitrogen Plough Stars Deeside Scotland with possibly nitrogen gas purple colourisation in the rays to right of Ursa Major although some of the purple may be caused by air quality at 00.37hrs UT on 27th July, 2003 looking directly northwards on Deeside near Torphins west of Aberdeen 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Arc, Rays, nitrogen, summer, July, Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Plough, 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, purple, red, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, trees
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94617jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green double arc Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north, these Arran trees being in a westerly direction towards Craigton Hill and Kincardine O'Neil. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, double, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94629jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Aberdeenshire westwards winter display green rays arc taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with Cassiopeia sitting to the right hand side. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, westwards, trees, silhouette, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Cassiopeia, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94630jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays breaking arc Cassiopeia Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with the Constellation Cassiopeia lying to the top right a good spring marker. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, Cassiopeia, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94631jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland Deeside westwards tree winter display green nitrogen gas rays arc Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north with Cassiopeia lying to the right top. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. This photo was used as the cover image for The Aurora, a book published by me in 1997, now sadly out of print but still avaiable on the second hand market. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, nitrogen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94633jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays purple arc westwards Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north here towards the West over a stand of Arran trees. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, nitrogen, purple, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94634jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scotland evening display green rays folded arc curtains Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 ab94635jhp 
 Aurora Borealis Scottish winter display green rays folded arc curtains Deeside Aberdeenshire taken on the 7th March, 1994 at Crooktree, 25 miles west of Aberdeen looking from west to north and slightly towards the east. This was the best of seven nights in a row of displays during one of the most active phases of the 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long
Aurora 7Mar94 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 90ís Solar Cycle. This photo was scanned from a 35mm colour slide film, Fuji RDP pushed processed for a 1600asa rating using a Nikon FM2, 28mm f2.8 lens wide open at around 20 seconds. What was unusual about this display was the very distinct folding of the arc giving a distinct curtain effect from the many moving rays, the green colours being from low altitude oxygen ionisation around 20.00hrs GMT. The Star Constellation Cassiopeia is an ideal spring marker for the northern sky and likely area for Aurora displays- the autumn winter star marker is The Plough or Ursa Major. 
 Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, British, North, Northern, East, Aberdeenshire, Royal Deeside, Deeside, Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Borealis, display, winter, spring, Torphins, Arc, folded, curtains, green, Rays, Northern Lights, Cassiopeia, Merry Dancers, 1994, March, upright, landscape, photos, photographs, sunspots, solar, flares, CME, electrons, photons, storms, energy, sun, stars, oxygen, gas, Van Allen, belt, ionosphere, flares, space, molecules, magnetic, disturbance, magnetometers, belts, radiation, purple, red, yellow, pink, colourful, colorful, coloured, colored, colours, colors, celestial, clouds, nature, dark, nights, night-time, slide, scanned, Fuji, RDP, exposed, time, long

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