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Light pillars

8.12.2021 at 07.25 - 08.20 - Turku (II)
Lasse Nurminen

Early in the morning, driven by the hopes of yesterday's single pillar. Yesterday’s visual booth took place after about half past nine at dawn, so now the idea was to take advantage of an even darker morning. And after all, there was still ice fog even today, and with it the pillars to be photographed again. The best pillar workshops were found in the yard's "backyard", on the actual façade side of Raisio's marina there was nothing more to see on the yard. I think the crystal cloud can move away from the top of the yard when I change sides. The crystal cloud still extended to some ...

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Light pillars

7.12.2021 at 18.30 - Tampere (II)
Johannes Dahlström, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Tuesday night offered a clearly higher quality crystal than Monday, and the handsome pillar play could be admired from the home balcony.

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A fireball in a daytime sky

7.12.2021 at 14.32 - Oulu, Haukipudas (III)
Tero Moilanen

The northeast-facing camera recorded a fireball flight in a northerly direction.

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Binocular comet Leonard

7.12.2021 at 07.00 - 07.10 - Lieto
Matti Helin, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

I went to put the car in the heating. I took the camera and tripod with me and pointed the lens towards Arcturus. I grabbed a dozen squares in the breezy twenty-degree frost and then hurried my fingers to warm up by the coffee mug. Nice target and I guess to be my tenth comet.

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Light pillars

6.12.2021 at 22.31 - Tampere (II)
Markku Lintinen, Tampereen Ursa

In the evening of Independence Day, handsome artificial light pillars were visible in Tampere. To the east, a huge flux of light escaping from the central hospital area into the sky is an uncomfortable phenomenon that, after its recent increase, has already severely hampered observations.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Quiet aurora arc

6.12.2021 at 20.55 - 20.20 - Pudasjärvi (II)
Toivo Kiminki, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

Clear frost bridge, -25 degrees. The northern lights did not appear spectacular in any way, but something like this was the ratchet of Independence Day evening.

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Telescopic comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

5.12.2021 at 01.00 - 04.09 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Viestikallio (III)
Jorma Ryske, Etelä-Suomen kosmol. seura

The comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko still dimly shows the dust trail accumulated from previous rounds of the comet in front of the core. My previous observation on this was 11/11/2021 https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/102218 Picture 1) 30x30s Clear filter, stacked according to the stars, exposures from 2021-12-04_2257UT Figure 2) R filter 660nm / 70nm Figure 10x90s 2021-12-04_2318UT Figure 3) R filter CometCIEF processed. In addition to the tail, a particle jet directed to the lower left PA120 ° is distinguished Figure 4) CN filter 387nm / 15nm cyanide radical emission 3883Å Figu...

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Starscape image

6.12.2021 at 01.10 - 07.00 - Kaarina, Piikkiö (III)
Jouni Hovi

There were no fireballs or anything interesting left in the camera wounds, so I pushed the streak image out of the pictures. The temperature / tone differences of the stars stand out nicely. Photographed from October 1 to July 7. In the stack, 950 frames a´10s @ISO 640.

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Rare halos

5.12.2021 at 09.30 - 13.00 - Juva (IV)
Petri Martikainen, Ursa (Itä-Suomi)

The freezing northeast wind subsided in the morning and the ice mist arrived 13 kilometers from Hasamäki as a ferry a few kilometers wide. The frost was 20-23 degrees, depending on the location. The sun was shining full, but the halos again were a little disappointing. The side suns were spectacular, as were the lower sun and the lower side suns in the drone's pictures, but there was no information about better halos. After all, the sweaty concave Schulthesses came out of the stacks, they could already be imagined in the terrain, but it didn't heat up the numb fingers when controlling ...

Images: 7 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Rare halos

6.12.2021 at 10.10 - 11.05 - Naantali (IV)
Lasse Nurminen

In the wake of the Peussa night patrol, it was easy to choose Naantali as the direction of the morning trip. When crossing the Ukko-Pekka bridge, a thinner ice crystal cloud then stood out in the direction of Naantali. Turning the beak of the car in the first possible place and towards the corners of the old town. At that very low level, that sparse crystal cloud moved, so the shapes did not accumulate completely. However, it was nice to watch that ice mist from the pier of the guest marina in about daylight. However, I didn’t build the stacks, so let that stay to its own value. A little highe...

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

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