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Spectacular views of Northern Lights

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image captionChris Cogan captured this spectacular streaking pattern in the sky at West Langwell in Sutherland

There were some spectacular displays of the Northern Lights across northern and central Scotland on Tuesday night. BBC Scotland news website readers and BBC Weather Watchers have been sending in images of the Aurora Borealis.

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image captionSkye Woody said Breakish was treated to a Moonbow and an Aurora
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image captionA clear starlit sky tinged green near Elgin
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image captionAnother dramatic skyline from Elgin
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image captionWeather Watcher jefm said there was a strong geomagnetic substorm on view from Daliburgh
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image captionOne of our Weather Watchers captured this view at Ganavan Sands, Oban
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image captionThis was the view from Boat of Garten
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image captionEmma Earth captures this shot of the amazing sky at Gairloch
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image captionDuffus Castle has rarely enjoyed a more more magnificent backdrop

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