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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 03:21 PM

The Aurora Borealis - better known as the Northern Lights - has been giving rare and spectacular displays over parts of the UK, from the north of Scotland to as far south as Jersey.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26378027

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 03:49 PM

They look amazing!  I was just in Iceland until Wednesday and got to see them there but I'm in Yorkshire and didn't get to see them in the UK at all.


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Posted 28 February 2014 - 04:07 PM

Ha I mentioned this on the community index last night, no-one seemed that bothered to look!  I did look - but Im surrounded by a housing estate so cant really see much but rooftops. Had I known before I did, which was on news last night, Id have driven out to some open spoace somewhere, always wanted to see the lights

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 04:10 PM

live in essex, it came but late, since everyone is off tomorrow, we will try to stay up later... fingers crossed

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 09:41 PM

Go, go, go and see them!!!  I don't think they have ever been so good where I live as you are having, but I've seen the aurora many times in my lifetime and have seen pictures of your current display on TV news.  You are so lucky!!!


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Posted 03 March 2014 - 01:16 PM

I've seen it in the night sky recently, but not as these fantastic curtains of colour though. What I've witnessed are just shades of colour, blue-green on one end, orange the other, red on the other.

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