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An unusual display of the Merry Dancers

September 27th 2019. The Merry Dancers from Rousay. A “comet-like” band rising into the constellation Perseus with the bright star Capella to the north (far-left). (pic: John Vetterlein)


There was an intense display of the northern lights over Orkney recently.

Writing on his Northern Skies website, Rousay-based astronomer John Vetterlein captured the natural phenomenon.

Head over to the Northern Skies website for more.

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