Leonids meteor over Machir Bay, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a starry sky with the Milky Way and a large meteor streaking across the viewIt took quite a few attempts to get this one, a meteor from the Leonids meteor shower over Machir Bay on the west coast of Islay. It was a really bright flash shooting across the sky, only lasting less than a second, yet very impressive. You can also make out the Milky Way stretching from the top left to the bottom right of the view. The view is north along Kilchoman beach, the flat bright spot on the flat hill section is Coull Farm. To the right Cnoc Mòr (82m).

Rocks and beach in the gloaming in Saligo Bay, Isle of Islay

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Picture of rocks on a beach in the last light just after sunset, called the gloamingThe Sun has just set in Saligo Bay on the west coast of Islay on a beautiful June evening, there is still some beautiful mild light around. Waves are swirling around the rocks on the beach. Also note the (tiny in this view) crescent Moon in the west (top left).