- Northern Lights
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We are lucky to be able to see  'The Northern Lights' locally when there is a geomagnetic storm as we have so little light pollution.  

Please note the photograph below is owned by Dru Dodd who has given me special permission to display it.

The aurora was all over the county on Thursday night - this photo of Warkworth Castle northern lights was taken by Dru in the early hours on Thursday 27 February 2014 - see https://www.facebook.com/drudoddphotography?fref=ts or http://www.drudodd.com if you would like to buy a print or see  more  of his work.  

 If you would like to know more join the Aurora UK group (AUK)  here, and http://aurorawatch.lancs.ac.uk/





























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Aurora Borealis - 27th Feb 2014 - Blyth Pier - Northumberland





























and in Caithness in Scotland - see the car lights flash on the windows at 1.40 - 


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Night of the Northern Lights
On 25th February 2014 Sun produced X4.9 flare which on 27th February caused G2 (KP 6) geomagnetic storm on Earth. It was the brightest aurora display so far during this solar maximum which I could wit...







































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