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Rocket-related clouds

28.9.2021 at 00.12 - 00.16 - Ulvila (V)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The American Atlas V rocket, which appeared on the night of September 27/28, 2021, appeared in Ulvila's sky for the second time at 00.12-00.16. #raketti: Centaur V #satelliitti: Landsat 9

Images: 8 pcs

Rocket-related clouds

27.9.2021 at 22.38 - 22.39 - Ulvila (V)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The rocket launch on the evening of September 28, 2021 had also been recorded in the images of the Bear Camera.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Milky way

10.9.2021 at 21.30 - 00.15 - Orimattila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The first night of the 2021 Deep Sky meeting was just over three hours clear of the early night. During this time I filmed a time lapse video of the Milky Way, the video can be found on my Youtube channel: https://youtu.be/99aeQ4N11Zc I will also observe one single box from the time lapse series. The photos were taken between 9.30pm and 2.30pm. The meeting was arranged in the usual way at the Ursa Tähtikallio Observatory. I also wrote a short story on my blog about the meeting.

Rocket-related clouds

9.9.2021 at 23.07 - 23.10 - Ulvila (V)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

Some rocket launch in the low northeast sky had been recorded in the Bear Camera images.

Images: 7 pcs

Active aurora band

8.9.2021 at 02.20 - 03.00 - Ulvila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The occasionally bright and active northern lights belt was recorded in the Bear Camera images on the morning of September 8, 2021.

Images: 5 pcs

Quiet aurora arc

6.9.2021 at 23.20 - 03.30 - Ulvila (II)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The dim northern lights on the low northern horizon had been recorded in the Bear Camera on the night of 6/7/09/2021.

Images: 4 pcs

Quiet aurora arc

4.9.2021 at 22.30 - 23.10 - Ulvila (II)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

Very dim northern lights had been recorded in the Bear Camera on the night of 4/5/09/2021.

Images: 3 pcs

Active aurora band

3.9.2021 at 22.30 - 03.30 - Ulvila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

Quite nice northern lights had been recorded in the pictures of the Bear Camera on the night of 3./4.9.2021.

Images: 3 pcs

Quiet aurora arc

1.9.2021 at 23.30 - 01.00 - Ulvila (II)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The dim, calm arc of northern lights on the low northern horizon had been recorded in the Bear Camera on the night of 1/2 September 2021.

Images: 4 pcs

A fireball at night, brigter than the venus

1.9.2021 at 00.44 - Ulvila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

Most obviously, the fireball belonging to the flock of Alpha aurids had been recorded in the images of the Bear Camera on the night of 31.8./1.9.2021. #Alfa-aurigidit

Images: 2 pcs

Quiet aurora arc

31.8.2021 at 01.15 - 02.00 - Ulvila (II)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The dim, calm arc of northern lights on the low northern horizon had been recorded in the Bear Camera images on the night of 30/31/08/2021.

Images: 3 pcs

Quiet aurora band

30.8.2021 at 01.20 - 02.30 - Ulvila (II)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The dim arc of northern lights / belt was recorded in the Bear Camera images on the night of 29/30/08/2021.

Images: 4 pcs

Image of an exceptional thunder cloud

15.8.2021 at 20.10 - 20.15 - Ulvila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

A spectacular anvil cloud had appeared on the southern horizon in Ulvila on the evening of 15 August 2021. At the same time, a rainbow was also visible: https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/100595

Primary rainbow

15.8.2021 at 20.10 - 20.15 - Ulvila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

A piece of the rainbow appeared in the sky in Ulvila on the evening of 15.8.2021. At the same time, a spectacular cumulonimbus cloud was also visible: https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/100594

At least 10 lightning strikes seen

14.8.2021 at 22.40 - 03.30 - Laitila (IV)
Juha Ojanperä, Riku Poskiparta, Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

Epic night thunderstorms observed in Laitila. Thunder cells traveled both west and east, but none came on or even very close. The rumble was heard only a few times, so most of the thunderstorms were far away, so we mostly observed kalevant fire and lightning bolts. The flicker began in the evening before eleven and continued until at least four in the morning. A few showers were also obtained during the night, but for the most part we avoided getting wet. Pirjo commented on the observation trip: "The atmosphere is indescribably wonderful, it feels like a zombie, the bags are a model of South A...

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Pääsateenkaari

14.8.2021 at 20.55 - 21.20 - Laitila (IV)
Juha Ojanperä, Riku Poskiparta, Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

A beautiful piece of the rainbow was spotted with Pirjo and Riku in Laitila on the evening of August 14, 2021. Pictures 1-4: Juha Ojanperä Figure 5: Riku Cheekbeard

Images: 5 pcs

Image of an exceptional thunder cloud

12.8.2021 at 16.25 - Ulvila (IV)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

A handsome cloud of mushrooms appeared in the sky on the Ulvila horizon on August 12, 2021.

A fireball in a twilight sky

12.8.2021 at 03.46 - Ulvila (IV)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The fireball in the low southern sky had been recorded in the Bear Camera images on the night of 11/12/08/2021.

Images: 2 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

11.8.2021 at 00.45 - 01.00 - Ulvila (IV)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The night clouds were visible on the night of 10/11/08/2021. The night cloud appeared in the sector extending from northwest to northeast, the upper limit of night clouds being about 10 degrees. In night clouds, strong redness can be observed both at the top and bottom of the upper cloud area.

Images: 3 pcs

A fireball at night, brigter than the venus

10.8.2021 at 23.46 - Ulvila (III)
Juha Ojanperä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The fireball was recorded in the Bear Camera images on the night of 10/11/08/2021.

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 17.10.2021 klo 16.09.