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Hi Folks

There was a beautiful display of NLCs this morning bout 3:45. It was like a spider had wove its web across the sky. Also they seemed to stretch v high up - maybe 50 - 60 degrees has anyone seen them that high before. Note the jpg compressed the detail a bit too much but you get the general idea. Nikon8800 8 sec at f/6.6.




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Replied by voyager on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

That does seem rather an un-usual sight .... seems like you got very lucky!

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Replied by michaeloconnell on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

Should I ask where abouts in the image these so-called "NLCs" actually are...
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Replied by albertw on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

Should I ask where abouts in the image these so-called "NLCs" actually are...
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I can even see them! Despite the best efforts of jpeg compression.

Are you more likley to see these in the morning or evening btw?
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Replied by voyager on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

Should I ask where abouts in the image these so-called "NLCs" actually are...
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I can even see them! Despite the best efforts of jpeg compression.

Are you more likley to see these in the morning or evening btw?


Not sure about the general case but I am much more likely to see them in the evening .... I don't do mornings :)

However, in the general case you raise an interesting question, anyone have any ideas?
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Replied by daveg on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

Rushing out now but will post a better one. Al haven't a clue, was actually reading the other thread and just decided to go out and look...

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Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

Spotted this display at about 2:40am (Friday morning) on my way home for work. I pulled in (without a camera!), and what I found funny was that I thought I was noticing 2 patches of NLCs. They were close together, but still seperated.

Your photo is nice Dave! But I can see the effects of morning twillight on them - they are quite faint against the approaching light. Nice shot all the same!
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Replied by dave_lillis on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

Faint but nice , were they more prominent to the eye,?
There's no chance in hell I'll be seeing aything at that time of the morning, no way I'd be up. :lol:
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Replied by daveg on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

They were quite striking but they were struggling against the dawn. Heres a better representation.


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Replied by voyager on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

That looks really cool and spooky!
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Replied by Neill on topic NLCs

Hi all,

Check out the link. Paul Evans ,one of our (EAAS) members has got his picture onto a bbc.co.uk web report.

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/5047608.stm


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Hi all,

Check out the link. Paul Evans ,one of our (EAAS) members has got his picture onto a bbc.co.uk web report.

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/5047608.stm


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That's a lovely shot, fair play to him!
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Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

And a worthy shot it is of an NLC display to be shown on the BBC site too! Well done to Paul!
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Replied by dave_lillis on topic Re: Beautiful NLC display this morning

who's Paul ??
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