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Aurora January - May 2010

This has been a very quiet time, with only 4 event & 7 sightings, none of which were visible south of Scotland.

This sighting was from my croft at Glenbarry, Scotland on the night of the 14/15 February. Like all the other aurora in this report, it was caused by a coronal hole.

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 This aurora on the 11/12 April was seen by 3 people, including myself. Taken from my croft, this was a nice green arc with some raying & curtain effects.

This image was taken by Alan Tough from Elgin also on the 11/12 April.

The display was also seen by Donald Millican in Ruthglen, Glasgow

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Donald also saw a display the next night, 12/13 April but it was very weak and short lived.

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This was all I managed to pick up from my croft, a green glow behind the clouds on the 02/03 May.

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The 02/03 May display was also photographed by Mike Alexander from the Galloway Astronomy Centre.

And that has been the aurora sightings so far this year. Hopefully, the sun will become more active and things will be a bit better this autum.

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