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Cameras for Northern Lights

Any of the following compact cameras should work, or any SLR camera at all. They have been chosen purely on the basis that they can take a photo over a number of seconds which is needed for night photography. Their other features will vary considerably, as do the prices. You can also read highly detailed camera reviews at dpreview.com where you can search for a particular camera, or click camera guide - camera feature search to look for cameras with specific features. You may also wish to read customer opinions at amazon.co.uk. Prices were up to date on Amazon in December 2012.

Canon Powershot G12, £300
Canon Powershot G1X, £484
Canon Powershot S110, £376
Canon Powershot SX50, £371
Canon Powershot SX150, £95
Canon Powershot SX160, £150
Canon Powershot D20, £250
Canon Powershot SX500, £230
Canon Powershot A1300, £72
Canon Powershot A2400, £68
Canon IXUS 240, £150
Canon IXUS 510, £177
Canon Powershot SX240, £176
Canon Powershot SX260, £177
Canon Powershot A3400, £92
Canon Powershot A4000, £88
Canon IXUS 125, £135
Canon IXUS 500, £166
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100, £450
Sony Cyber-Shot HX10, £164
Sony Cyber-Shot HX20, £220
Sony W690, £110
Sony Cyber-Shot WX100, £160
Sony Cyber-Shot HX200V, £300
Fujifilm XF1, £305
Fujifilm X10, £320
Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR, £217
Nikon Coolpix P7700, £390
Panasonic Lumix LX7, £390
Panasonic Lumix FZ200, £440
Panasonic Lumix LZ20, £100
Panasonic DMC-TZ30, £220
Panasonic DMC-FT4, £218
Panasonic DMC-TZ25, £164
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90, £120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, £163
Samsung WB150, £100
Samsung DV300F, £100
Leica D-Lux 6, £600
Olympus XZ-2, £424