The dark skies of the Moray Coast treated us to a magnificent display of the aurora borealis on night of 13 March, with the rippling and swirling curves normally associated with higher latitudes. And easily visible with the naked eye.
As autumn moves into winter, we see rapid changes in trees and plants particularly, but there’s also a change in the night sky. As autumn moves to winter, there’s more chance of seeing the aurora borealis (Northern Lights), and less chance of seeing the Milky Way. We’re very aware of seasonal changes on the ground, … Read more
The word was that this would be an aurora to remember. Even mainstream news sites were getting excited about the potential for the Northern Lights to be seen all over the UK on 30 October. I wasn’t the only one out at 8pm waiting for the big show. It was a long wait… I’ve seen … Read more
As October begins, it’s starting to get a little colder, especially in the evening. Days are getting shorter, and as most people are at home watching Netflix or tucked up in bed, for some of us, the dark skies of Forres and the Moray Coast are beckoning. Shorter days mean longer nights, so for those … Read more