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Aurora at Tarbatness 20190901_02


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About this observation
Denis Buczynski
Time of observation
02/09/2019 - 00:10
Observing location
Tarbatness Highland Scotland
14mm Samyang f/2.8+Canon 1000D
1x30s ISO 1600
There was a small auroral display seen here at Tarbatness last night. First seen at around 23:30UT as a general brightening on the northern horizon, this then developed into something brighter and vertical beams were seen moving from east to west and rising to about 10-15 degrees altitude. The night was quite misty and the sky was clear but bright.The display faded and was then covered by low cloud and although images showed that the aurora was continuing at a more subuded level it was still visible in cloud gaps until imaging ceased at around 01:15 UT. This is my first sighting of the aurora this Autumn/Winter season.
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