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Missing Aurora

By moiral
Morning all. A couple of weeks ago, there was a forecast that viewing the aurora may be possible. So on a very cold, crisp and clear night me and couple of friends went up the the Cairn O'mount to see if we could see them. Not the only ones with that idea - behing me was like Tescos' car park on a Saturday. Froze until 1230 am and left without seeing any aurora. But did have some fun trying night photography. Thanks for C&Cs on yesterday's upload.

Tags: Night photography Cairn omount Flash and lighting

Voters: Badgerfred, ColleenA, User_Removed and 19 more

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ColleenA Plus
9 489 7 Australia
24 Jan 2014 9:22AM
How sad that it didn't appear after all your trouble, however this is a fantastic long exposure....
User_Removed 8 4 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 9:57AM
a stunner, love the detail in this Moira. Bob
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 10:00AM
Like the tripods up there too..posh car then all the stars..oh Well next time eh?
jdinne 18 16 England
24 Jan 2014 10:09AM
Good effort Moira very commendable and I bet that the lights apeared 10 mins after you all went home Grin

CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 10:15AM
You did do well with that night sky thoughSmile
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
24 Jan 2014 10:21AM
What a shame you didn't see what you had gone out to see, Moira, but you still ended up with a grand image. Carol
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 10:53AM
Incredible sky. This is a lovely picture Moira. GrinGrin Peter.
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 12:17PM
Very creative thinking to post an image of something that didn't happenTongue Lovely night shot.
12 10 10 England
24 Jan 2014 3:09PM
Was worth it to get this night shot.
andylea 12 37 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 4:10PM
24 Jan 2014 5:09PM
You'll never know unless you go.
Would be a sad world if we all sat by the fire in case nothing happened.
Tescos' car park on a Saturday, now there's a thought to ponder on.

TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
24 Jan 2014 6:05PM
I remember that being mentioned on TV the other week, too. A shame you didn't get to see it, Moira, but you've got a lovely night sky, featuring Orion, here - well done! SmileSmile
Trev Smile
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
24 Jan 2014 6:51PM
Is that not an Oldsmobile Aurora car there? TongueGrinGrin Success!!!!

mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
24 Jan 2014 7:34PM
Missing ?
Yes,these neds will steal anything Moira !!
Good missing shot !!
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
24 Jan 2014 7:48PM
This is a very good night imageSmile
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 8:05PM
A beautiful image.
richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
24 Jan 2014 8:52PM
Just by being there you stood a chance, you also got this very nice image Moira!! Worth the effort!!

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