Aurora 10 Oct 2018

They said there was a chance of aurora this night and the sky was clear, so we ventured out.

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I have always enjoyed putting silhouettes into colourful skies.

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I didn’t have to go far to find some interesting shapes.

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The dim aurora is barely visible behind this old house.

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Sometimes gate posts are all you need.

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Sometimes there is just no way to get a silhouette shot and I have to settle for ugly street lights. Perhaps I will have to try during a power outage.

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It wasn’t a complete waste, as the aurora did dance for a short while.

The timelapse video turned out better than I expected.

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The milky way is just barely visible above the house, but I was pleased to get both the milky way and aurora in one shot.

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A little glow gives it a mysteriously eerie halloween feel.

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More gate posts! And I managed to catch a shooting star on its way to pierce the right  post.



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