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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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


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.


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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