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Aurora Borealis 2003

Northern Lights over Ireland, Nov. 20th, 2003
Click on pictures for larger image. All photos © Copyright 2003, Anthony Murphy
Aurora over the Boyne Cable Bridge
Aurora on the Boyne Estuary
Aurora at the mouth of the Boyne
Aurora over Mellifont Abbey
Aurora over Drogheda
Aurora at Maiden Tower

Aurora Borealis over the Boyne Valley on Thursday night, November 20th, 2003. Top left: Above the M1 motorway Boyne Cable Bridge; Top Right: Over the Boyne Estuary looking back towards Drogheda from Mornington village; Middle left: Aurora over the mouth of the Boyne and the Maiden Tower; Middle Right: Above the lavabo at Old Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth; Bottom Left: Looking east along the river Boyne towards Drogheda; Right: At the Maiden Tower, Mornington, looking out beyond the river mouth towards the Irish Sea.

Monasterboice Round Tower
Muiredach's Cross

This photo of the round tower at Monasterboice was taken as the aurora was fading near midnight.

Muiredach's Cross against the stars after the aurora had finished. Taken with the assistance of Richard Moore & Mick Byrne.


Northern Lights over Ireland, Oct. 29th, 2003
Aurora 2003
Aurora over Boyne Cable Bridge
Aurora and Church
Aurora 2003
Aurora skimming the rooftops!
Aurora October 2003

Aurora Borealis over Drogheda (top left); the spectacular M1 Motorway Boyne Cable Bridge and floodlight beam are given an awesome backdrop by the aurora and Ursa Major, The Plough (top right); Aurora behind St. Mary's Church of Ireland, Drogheda (middle left); the rest of the photos were taken from an urban setting in Drogheda.

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