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Aurora 2 Jan 2016 to 30 Jun 2016

Aurora Jan to Jun 2016

A weak glow that took a 30 sec exp at 1600 ISO, but it caught the glow of a coronal hole from my croft in Glenbarry, NE Scotland on the 11/12 January 2016 at 2200UT. After that, it clouded over.

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Alan Tough caught this display on the 17th/18th Feb from Elgin in Morayshire.

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On the night of 6th/7th March, a coronal hole started to strike the Earth, This combined with a strong negitive field, sent auroras as far south as Oxfordshire and gave a very lively display.

This photo was taken by Alan Clitherow from his home just north of Edinburgh.

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This dramatic shot was taken by Alan Tough from Elgin, Morayshire on the same night.

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My croft in Glenbarry, NE Scotland with the aurora doing it's dance behind the cloud.

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This superb blast of green rays was taken by Ken Kennedy from his home in Broughty Ferry, Dundee.

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The most southerly report came from Mary Spicer in Tackley, Oxfordshire who caught these fantastic colours after staying in a frozen field till 2 in the morning.

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The 7/8 Aprril gave a nice display from a coronal hole that was visible across most of Scotland. This is the view from my croft in Glenbarry, Banff.

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Don Mathews, up from the central belt in Sutherland also caught the display while he was looking at variable stars.

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Alan Tough captured the same display with his fisheye lens from Elgin in Morayshire.

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Alan Tough managed to capture a nice green arc, dispite the moon light and the light polution, from his home in Elgin, Morayshire on the 16/17 April.

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A weak green arc, the result of a coronal hole, taken from my croft in Glenbarry, N E Scotland

on the 2/3 May 2016

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A green glow behind the usual clouds was all I got on the 8/9 May 2016

from my croft in Glenbarry, N E Scotland when a strong coronal hole struck.

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It was still going on the 9/10 May but much weaker, and the sky up here is getting very light at night, so the aurora season is almost at an end for us northerners.

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