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Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 20.30 - Tampere (IV)
Jouni Raunio, Tampereen Ursa

Yesterday's show is looking for a peer. I was at the TaUrsa observatory during the maximum and so there were over a hundred other Sunday guests who, in addition to comet bonga, got this on sale. Pictures .

Images: 4 pcs

All-sky aurora

17.3.2013 at 20.00 - Rääkkylä (V)
Satu Juvonen

Let me tell you, I also saw the most beautiful northern lights of my life. Necks broke and batteries ran out but the show just went on. Across the sky in an east-west direction many belts and Korona still after eleven. These photos were taken in eight countries where repos were at their most vivid.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 7 pcs

Half-sky auroras

18.3.2013 at 01.33 - Sastamala (IV)
Tuukka Järvenpää

Apparently, there is no need to go to Lapland to cover the northern lights when western Finland is enough. I missed the best northern lights when there was not the slightest smell of what was going on outside. Only then did the guy put the message so I went out on the ceiling and got some pictures of this.

Images: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 22.58 - 23.15 - Turku (IV)
Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

From the Ruissalo bird tower you still had to go and see what the repos above Turku look like.

Images: 4 pcs

All-sky aurora

17.3.2013 at 20.20 - Teuva (V)
Heikki Mahlamäki

It was an unforgettable evening

Images: 4 pcs

Quiet aurora band

17.3.2013 at 21.30 - Ylöjärvi (II)
Terho Paavilainen

20.28 Bright rather calm northern lights belt. Best northern lights viewing time. 20.56 Bright long and narrow northern lights belt. The sky had already darkened. at 10.21 pm A bright green pattern of northern lights resembling the flame of fire appeared in the sky

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Aurora rays

17.3.2013 at 20.28 - Espoo (II)
Mika Yrjölä, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

I was about to lurk on the beach with the camera of the hit comet PANSTARRS even though the clock was already pretty much and the comet was low. When I was almost there, when I glanced at the sky, in addition to the stars and light pollution, I saw very strong activity that looked like northern lights, and my chin snapped. The shooting of the comet itself was forgotten after watching the varying levels of the screen for twenty minutes, but it also seems to have captured the previously taken pair of images of the M31, Perseus binary star, Screens and a couple of other objects. in the first imag...

Images: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 19.55 - 20.50 - Oulu (IV)
Petri Tuovinen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

The intention was to read the emails, but the Northern Lights changed plans. I quickly "piled" the old tripod with duct tape and the nearest camera to the armpit and out. After 10 minutes of silence, the sky tore. Unfortunately, the courtyard lights around were a bit of a distraction.

Images: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 23.30 - Kauhava (IV)

The last picture also showed the naked eye, the Panstarr comet.

Images: 4 pcs

Quiet aurora band

17.3.2013 at 23.10 - 23.40 - Ylöjärvi (II)
Esa Palmi, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

After the first wave of the evening passed in Näsijärvi, I looked at the situation later from the window at home -> a new brightness had come to the sky. Out and between houses to describe. This phase was brighter for longer than earlier in the evening. Admittedly, there was now "only" green on offer.

Images: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

18.3.2013 at 00.35 - Vesilahti (IV)
Matti Alasuvanto, Tampereen Ursa

With the neighbor, we set out again to photograph the northern lights, and paired with a frame, a rather commendable range of shapes and colors grabbed. For the first time, I got to sculpt directly under the crown.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Quiet aurora band

17.3.2013 at 23.05 - Tampere (II)
Ossi Kallunki

These northern lights were really bright even in the human eye when we got to a place where street lighting did not interfere with detection. The northern lights were calm, but slowly changed shape. It was a great experience to see the northern lights in Tampere too!

Images: 2 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 20.00 - 21.00 - Toijala (IV)
Arto Niemeläinen

Whether it was an awesome repo play for a long time, sometimes I didn’t really know which direction the camera would have hummed when it happened everywhere. Korona also did as many as twice. It could have been photographed for a longer time, but the cold wind ejected from the lake ice.

Images: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 19.40 - Helsinki (IV)
Samuli Vuorinen, Kirkkonummen komeetta

I followed the predictions that there might be a northern lights in the evening, and I jumped on the ice of Laajalahti to readiness around 7pm. At about 7:40 p.m. At times, the show paused, but soon resumed. After the second wave, more people started to gather on the ice, but unfortunately I left home at about ten to warm up when there were no new northern lights. From the balcony I still occasionally noticed a bright northern lights belt later in the evening. With the exception of the corona image, all these images also show comet C / 2011 L4. The easiest way is probably to find a picture tha...

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Quiet aurora band

17.3.2013 at 20.05 - 22.00 - Tampere (II)
Esa Palmi, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Immediately in eight countries the brightest stage, which I missed at the very beginning "thanks" to work and other schedules. When you get to Lake Näsijärvi, at first there is a great belt and on Pispala a moment more active stage with red and even blue tones. You also tried to harass Näsinneula. After this, the repos retreated farther into the horizon and became slow and rather uncharacteristic. Once, in the last 1.5 hours, dimly visited the zenith. Joose Järvenkylä was also on the ice for the rest of the time. Pakkanen finally took the victory ... Definitely goes into this top 3 repo of lif...

Images: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 20.45 - Tampere (IV)
Ville Nikula

The brightest northern lights I have ever seen. Raised all the way to the sky in green and purple. The observation site was in Tampere's Kauppi on the ice of Lake Näsijärvi, where an estimated dozen people had gathered.

Images: 2 pcs

Active aurora band

17.3.2013 at 21.46 - Joensuu (III)
Tatu Räty

I saw the first northern lights already around 20:30. Some are still in the sky (00:20). Nikon D5100 camera, Sigma 10-20mm lens.

Images: 2 pcs

Quiet aurora band

17.3.2013 at 23.30 - Pirkkala (II)
Arvi Orell

I took the pictures in our backyard in Pirkkala. In total, a few dozen images came out and at best, about half of the sky was covered with northern lights. In these presentations, I tried to bring a little detail to the scene.

Images: 2 pcs

Quiet aurora band

17.3.2013 at 23.40 - Forssa (II)
Rilla Laine, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

My first decent northern lights and I managed a few!

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Half-sky auroras

17.3.2013 at 20.00 - 21.00 - Turku (IV)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

Huhhuh what reposet! I have not seen such in southern Finland for at least ten years! In the play, repos spread over almost the entire sky. There were several pulses in the play, between which the repos fell silent for a moment. The play had noticeable colors well even with the naked eye, despite the light-polluting observation site! The play featured a strong blue color that was also visible visually! Observers: Juha Ojanperä and Linda Laakso

Images: 4 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 17.3.2013 klo 16.00 - 18.3.2013 klo 06.00.