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NLCs July 2010

uly has been an odd month so far, with some bright displays, some very weak, some days with nothing and a lot of days with cloud, espcially here in Scotland.

I got the first sighting on the 2nd/3rd from my croft in Glenbarry, Scotland.

This display was also seen by Alastair McBeath from Morpeth in England.


Judith Proctor caught a weak display on the 3rd/4th from Loughborough.

 Alan Tough photographed this display from Elgin on the 4th/5th.

It was also observed by Alastair McBeath from Morpeth.

Alan Clitherow showed the advantage of flying, when he took this shot 0n the 6th/7th

on the way from Edinburgh to East Midlands.


Mike Clarke got this spectacular shot on the 9th/10th from Retford, Nottingham.

This display was also seen clearly by Judith proctor in Loughborough.

This was the best display I have seen all season, taken on the 15th/16th from my croft in Glenbarry, nr Banff.

This was also seen by Alan Tough from Lossiemouth.


 I picked up a very weak display the next day(16th/17th) from Drumuir, very much like a con trail.

I picked up another weak display on the 17th/18th from Glenbarry, Banff.

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