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Earth's shadow

27.12.2021 at 15.45 - 16.00 - Turku (III)
Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

I admired the shadow and backlash of the earth in Ruissalo before the clouds rolled down from the southwest. #bongaa100

Images: 2 pcs

Starscape image

25.12.2021 at 07.30 - Nousiainen
Petri Valtonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

This morning I made the #bongaa100-haasteen (ISS space station) and at the same time took a picture of the Moon under the constellation Leo. Thanks to URSA for the challenge that brought me new knowledge and rethinking of known things.

Quiet aurora arc

24.12.2021 at 22.42 - 00.43 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (II)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

The northern lights on Christmas Eve were momentary and very peaceful. I watched the situation closer to one in the morning, but nothing more radiant appeared on the show. The clouds occasionally flew in front of the repos, but did not linger very long. The weather was cold, closer to -20 degrees below zero. #bongaa100

Images: 3 pcs

Light pillars

24.12.2021 at 20.53 - 21.30 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (II)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

Christmas Eve light show Indoors. The artificial light pillars were well visible. There was ice mist or crystals in the air, and it was snowing before the sky became clearer. There is a streak-like (fireball-like) streak facing south in the quadrilateral, is it a fireball or something else? #bongaa100

Images: 7 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Moon

18.12.2021 at 15.00 - 15.15 - Mynämäki (III)
Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The moon rose behind a thin cloud and ravens and crows flocked in the air. There was some waste in the foreground field guarded by sea eagles at the top of the trees. There were a lot of birds and someone always hit the Moon in between. The clouds stopped this fun pretty quickly. #bongaa100

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 5 pcs

Lunar corona

18.12.2021 at 08.11 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (IV)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

The morning turned white, and the moon had a fine colorful yellow large circle around it. I had to go describe it. However, there was not enough fog to show the fog arc. #bongaa100

Images: 3 pcs

One halo form

17.12.2021 at 17.22 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (I)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

The moon had 22 rings. #bongaa100

Moon

17.12.2021 at 15.11 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (IV)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

A handsome big full moon rose behind the trees. #bongaa100

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Earth's shadow

17.12.2021 at 15.08 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (III)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

The shadow of the earth began to appear after 3 p.m. with its beautiful colors and the full moon was rising from behind the trees. #bongaa100

Images: 4 pcs

Pearl clouds

16.12.2021 at 15.40 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (III)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

Pearl clouds in a pretty small area. A small area of more colorful cloud and its tail revealed the norm under the clouds of an icy blue cloud. #bongaa100

Images: 4 pcs

Rare halos

15.12.2021 at 21.01 - 21.37 - Laitila (IV)
Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

The moon's congratulations from yesterday :) the helpers were the upper clouds and the fog. #bongaa100

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

One halo form

9.12.2021 at 06.31 - Nokia, Kolmenkulma (I)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

By the time I got to work, I could already see the handsome artificial light pillars of Kolmenkulma on the highway. There was quite a lot of ice in the air. There were no strange pictures when there was plenty of orange street light in the parking lot. #bongaa100

Images: 3 pcs

Starscape image

6.12.2021 at 18.57 - Pyhäranta (V)
Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

I have long sought out a combination of icicles, a landscape constellation and a milky way. As the weather in the evening showed clear signs, I sprinted to make my way to the quarry of an acquaintance in Pyhäranta Rohdais. Needless to say, how magnificent the quarry wall looked, surrounded by a plethora of stars ...! I ride among the queens like Liisa in Wonderland, life can be a wonderful place to compose stars in pictures! A little Christmas lights at Pyhäranta vaccinate visibility, but surprisingly little. There were ice crystals in the air in places that wiped out visibility towards the en...

Images: 3 pcs

Landscape image of a planet

5.12.2021 at 16.30 - 16.45 - Helsinki (III)
Markku Poutanen, Ursa (Helsinki)

That's where Venus peeks out for a long time. It was 15 degrees below zero, so it didn't bother to climb up to Paloheinä hill. But brightly Venus between the trees shines. Jupiter on the left and shy Saturn in the middle. Well demonstrate the orbital plane of the planets. #bongaa100 (solar plane orbit, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn)

Milky way

5.12.2021 at 00.43 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (III)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

Pictures of a Milky Way with a stripe in the sky next to it. Could there be glow in the air or something else? The last picture was taken on the evening of the same day at 7.32 pm. #bongaa100

Images: 4 pcs

Landscape image of a planet

4.12.2021 at 16.45 - 17.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In the southern sky low three planets. 1-4 Venus on the southwest horizon. 5 and 6 All three planets. Weather -15 degrees and northern wind. Photographed from Syvälahti in the direction of Koirakivi. #bongaa100

Images: 6 pcs

Quiet aurora arc

1.12.2021 at 17.32 - 20.14 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (II)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

December began with northern lights. The best show at the time of the observation began at 6:17 p.m. #bongaa100.

Images: 4 pcs

IRIDIUM 107

1.12.2021 at 07.02 - Ulvila
Vesa Puistovaara, Porin Karhunvartijat

100 satellites - one of them I finally completed my project for the past year (2021). The main idea of the whole thing was mainly to monitor the operation of the Bear Camera, but also to detect 100 streaks left by the ERI satellites in the images taken by the camera. Precipitation observation , IRIDIUM 107, part of the 'Iridium NEXT' generation. The new Iridium is ultimately a rather modest glimpse into the starry sky observers, compared to previous Iridium satellites. (The remaining 99 satellite observations can still be seen here from the moment of publication: www.karhunvartijat.fi/...

One halo form

30.11.2021 at 15.15 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (I)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

A huge sun pillar with the setting sun. The pillar was quite high and wide. Apparently the ice mist caused this. #bongaa100

Images: 2 pcs

Several halo forms

28.11.2021 at 12.35 - Ikaalinen, Sisättö (II)
Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

Among the clouds, halos glanced. #bongaa100

Images: 2 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2021 klo 00.00 - 18.05.2022 klo 22.14.