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The Northern Lights...

A short video found on CNN = enjoy.

Video: A year of shimmering Northern Lights in Norway

I've had four visits to Norway covering almost two months including the North Cape, and apart from snatches here and there you don't realise what you're missing until you see something like this.
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Re: The Northern Lights...

Truly stunning thanks for the link. Been to Norway and Finland a few times but never seen the Northern Lights in this glory.
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Re: The Northern Lights...

Thanks for sharing the link.
I went the Iceland for 5 nights in March we were lucky enough to see the Northern Lights on the last night there

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Re: The Northern Lights...

Fantastic link and great shots Derek.
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Re: The Northern Lights...

I believe we are coming to the end of the current period of sunspot activity, so we may have to wait another eleven years to see the Northern Lights in such glory.
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Re: The Northern Lights...

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I believe we are coming to the end of the current period of sunspot activity, so we may have to wait another eleven years to see the Northern Lights in such glory.
Bu66er. I'll either be dead or unable to carry a tripod by then...
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Bu66er. I'll either be dead or unable to carry a tripod by then...
My sentiments entirely. There again, I suppose a Zimmer frame will help steady the camera!

Do 'you reckon a mobility scooter would be of any use to us up there?
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Re: The Northern Lights...

northern lights is on my 100 things to do list before i die.before that is learn to take decent pics!
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Re: The Northern Lights...

There was a good display in New Brunswick last weekend. But having seen video of a display in Saskatchewan shot from the ISS a couple of weeks ago ground based images are not so impressive now.
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