Alan C Tough
Image taken:
Aug. 5, 2010
Location:
Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Details:
Dark skies have returned to the North of Scotland. This welcome auroral display started off as a green arc, quite close to the horizon, with a purple haze above it. Once it became active there were some nice, bright rays. At 00:34 UT, approx., a second, fainter, green arc formed above the main one. I also 'captured' my first 2010 Perseid meteor - see image taken at 01:02 UT. The attached images were taken with a Canon EOS 40D and Sigma EX 24-60mm lens; 30 Second exposures @ f/3.2, ISO-800.
 
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