Alexander Merkushev (Russia), an amateur astronomer living in Murmansk, who knows about everything concerning the aurora borealis and an accomplished astrophotographer.

He is a regular contributor to "www.nightscape.ru".

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Vitor Quinta (Portugal) an amateur astronomer and a night sky enthusiast that, only recently, discovered Russia !

He helped in the creation of the first “Starlight Tourism Destination” in the world around the great lake “Alqueva”.

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