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Observation by Ronan Newman : My first Aurora of the Cycle 24

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Ronan Newman

Observer

Ronan Newman

Observed

2011 Mar 10 - 02:15

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2021 Feb 21 - 08:30

Equipment
  • Canon 400D
Location

"The Windy Gap", Lough Talt, Count Mayo

Target name

Aurora Borealis

Title

My first Aurora of the Cycle 24

About this image

Was my first sighting of Cycle 24 , It was March 10th 2011 and there was a G1 class storm I was out at 2am in the morning. In the previous Cycle I did not own a camera and drew rough sketches all my sightings. By this time I had worked out the relation of the negative Bz and the aurora so drove out to a "Windy"beauty spot and waited and shot a few photos, It was so windy I recall taking the photos at near ground level at the side of the road. Thanks for reading.

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