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A selection of really great aurora and other astronomical images from John Gilmour.

Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03

Canon powershot G2 mounted on a tripod,
10 second exposure f8.0, ISO 100
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03

Canon powershot G2 mounted on a tripod,
10 second exposure f8.0, ISO 100
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03

Canon powershot G2 mounted on a tripod,
10 second exposure f8.0, ISO 100
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03

Canon powershot G2 mounted on a tripod,
10 second exposure f8.0, ISO 100
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03
Aurora (near Dundee) 30/10/03

Canon powershot G2 mounted on a tripod,
10 second exposure f8.0, ISO 100
Aurora (Broughty Ferry) 07/11/04
Aurora (Broughty Ferry) 07/11/04

Stunning streams of green and blue colour show in this shot of the aurora that took place on the night of November 7th, 2004. Notice the contrast against the orange glow of the streetlit clouds.

Taken using a Canon Powershot 4mp digital camera (tripod-mounted), 10 second exposure at f8.
Aurora 09/11/04
Aurora 09/11/04

With the constellation of Gemini and Saturn
Aurora north of Dundee 09/11/04
Aurora north of Dundee 09/11/04
With the constellation Gemini and Saturn
Aurora (Beauly) 23/09/06
Aurora (Beauly) 23/09/06

Canon powershot G2 mounted on a tripod,
10 second exposure f8.0, ISO 100
Venus and Mercury 7th February 2007
Venus and Mercury 7th February 2007
Saturn 10/04/08
Saturn 10/04/08
NLC from Beauly 03/07/08
NLC from Beauly 03/07/08
NLC from Beauly 3rd July 2008
NLC from Beauly 3rd July 2008
Lunar eclipse 03/03/07
Lunar eclipse 03/03/07
Lunar eclipse 3rd March 2007
Lunar eclipse 3rd March 2007
Orion (date unknown) - John Gilmour
Orion (date unknown) - John Gilmour
Rainbow in Inverness
Rainbow in Inverness
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