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I'm ecstatic that I finally got a chance to see the aurora - I usually miss them whenever they make an appearance!  It gave me a chance to try out my new lens (Samyang 14mm f2.8) with my Canon 70d, an

Well done. Stunning picture. I believe they may be on show again tonight, so going to look out for them myself where I live if the clouds allow.  

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Stunning first images of Aurora, really glad you shared them,

Saw them last year in Iceland but did not have the camera with me at the time(gutted) but probably not have been any good as i was on a boat at the time they appeared,

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On 9/1/2017 at 12:56, tooth_dr said:

I was thinking damn it was clear last night and I was outside yet didn't look for the aurora. However I now see this was 18 months ago!

By coincidence, the aurora was apparently visible from Scotland Thursday night. Maybe you will get to see it soon :)

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