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Quiet aurora band

1.9.2021 at 23.10 - 00.07 - Tampere (II)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

I didn't get any Aurigids in the pictures, but one sporadic after all. The satellites had a thick sky, of course, and one plane drew its line in the air. The northern lights were such that at times an observer rattling his cell phone separated the nipple pole in the motion of the rays in the sky. A certain camera picked them up more clearly and even the colors appeared. A tiny 4K timelapse for less than an hour can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_P3ZctgRe4

Images: 2 pcs

Perseids

12.8.2021 at 23.05 - 02.10 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

In this picture, star flights have been collected for about two hours from midnight to two o'clock. I couldn’t make a very good sum picture as I was only able to collect hits in the first box in the series where the background sky was the brightest. So many of the asses nicely separated in the later pictures disappeared into almost nonexistence in this summit image of the lighter background sky. I didn't even bother to put all the hits on the stack then when aligning them and slamming with the layers was such a laborious operation. The bright flare on the left side seems to be sporadic...

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 8 pcs

Eye-catching night shining clouds

11.8.2021 at 00.00 - 00.40 - Tampere (V)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

A nice bright play with very particularly sharp shapes included. In addition, there were great details that reminded me of the swirls of Jupiter’s cloudbands. I pick up the details with a telephoto lens.

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 10 pcs

Eye-catching night shining clouds

3.8.2021 at 23.10 - 03.40 - Ruovesi (V)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Just when it became clear from the previous one, a completely epic night play rolled into the sky again. The strengths of this show were the dark background sky during the darkest moments of the night and the cruel contrast. At the best moment, the night clouds were really eye-catching and illuminated the landscape. The brown at the top stood out in this play, but sometimes it’s been even stronger: https://jari.pic.fi/kuvat/Atmospheric+phenomena+and+sky/High+atmosphere/2016_08_13-14+Exceptional+Red+Coloration+on+NLC/ Note. The extent of the clouds in the sky was initially a very small strip on...

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 7 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

28.7.2021 at 00.30 - 01.30 - Tampere (IV)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Nights in the scenery of a beloved home village.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Eye-catching night shining clouds

21.7.2021 at 00.20 - 02.10 - Tampere (V)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

There was even strong intensity in this play - it goes by throwing it into my own TOP 3 list! Brightness, scope and contrast were enough. In addition, the shapes were incredibly beautiful to my own eyes, especially at one time in the morning. The strong wind made it a bit difficult to shoot, but by trying stubbornly I got even a little unwavering branches in the pictures when I whitewashed the place appropriately. Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tqFk-MKhfg

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Muu valoilmiö

19.7.2020 at 18.00 - Kangasala (IV)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Such a summer fun. I went diving in Kangasala in Ukkijärvi, and there seems to be blue-green algae or some other algae as a fairly flat flock of algal particles floating in water. Since the situation was in a fun way reminiscent of winter ice mist (without being there anyway), I decided to look at what kind of optics can be observed in the situation. The figure shows the light density caused by the Caustic Zones on the surface, i.e. the undulation, and the colors produced by chromatic aberration. This beam was visible when the beam of view was at approximately right angles to the beam projecte...

Images: 2 pcs

Valoilmiö levässä

18.5.2019 at 13.40 - Ruovesi (V)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The Chromophyton cavalcade appeared in the field of view as I passed the forest pond. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to describe all the phenomena of the species, but the awful nice surprise this was like that. There were several ponds and the phenomenon stood out in them in different ways.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 7 pcs

Pilvikaari maanpinnalta

26.2.2019 at 12.30 - 15.00 - Posio (IV)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Snowshoeing on Riisitunturi got a whole new feel when a cloud of clouds glowed in the sky throughout the day. At times, only its base parts stood out, sometimes the entire arch. The start and end times of the observation are about times, the brightest moment in our eyes happened a little after 2 p.m. At that time, the arc clearly showed color on its outer edge, but when I changed the ultra-wide angle of the camera, the coloring faded and I didn't get it in the pictures. At its best, the arc was quite bright and spectacular as a cloud arc. It was fun to place a camping mattress on the proje...

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Total lunar eclipse

21.1.2019 at 07.36 - Tampere (IV)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The eclipse was also beautifully visible here in Tampere.

Comments: 14 pcs

Halo phenomena covering the sky

19.1.2019 at 11.30 - 12.50 - Tampere (V)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

A beautiful halo play of the Sun today in Tampere. The cloudiness in the background was a little distracting, but nonetheless, the icicles clearly stood out in the sky. The birth of the crystal cloud is still a bit open, as I had driven past the slopes of Hervanta a moment ago and my impression was that the cannons would not have been on at the time. Maybe I misjudged - I didn't go to the slope. Or they had been on before. Go know, maybe have to ask a question. Opposite the sky stood the dim Greenler, in loose crystals near its Y-shape as well. I focused on depicting the side of the Sun, b...

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 8 pcs

Vastapilvisäteet

31.7.2018 at 21.29 - Kangasala (III)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The upper cloud cloud in the direction of the sun produced such beautiful counter-cloud rays.

Bright night shining clouds

26.7.2018 at 00.30 - Kangasala (IV)
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The Beautiful Nights lit up the twilight sky as I was returning home from the boat. I strayed to photograph and admire the atmosphere of a summer night on a beach that still happened along the way.

Comments: 2 pcs

Pearl clouds

4.2.2018 at 17.49 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

A handsome pearlescent color colored the twilight sky. As the sun set, the light-scattering cloud area narrowed further and lower. The coloring was very intense at best.

Pearl clouds

24.12.2017 at 13.30 - 16.30 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

A gorgeous Christmas present in the sky: the finest pearls I've ever seen! What a wonderful play and lasted a long time. The pictures are pointless, now I have time to pinch one in a hurry. I will update and add pictures later. Larger pictures here: https://jari.pic.fi/kuvat/Atmospheric+phenomena+and+sky/High+atmosphere/2017_12_24+Polar+Stratospheric+Clouds/

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 8 pcs

Siitepölykehä

11.6.2017 at 23.03 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen

The pollen circle of the pine stood out nicely around the setting Sun.

Maan varjo

20.5.2017 at 22.55 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The shadow of the earth rose from the horizon as dusk progressed. It became a great additional element to the landscape.

Comments: 5 pcs

Moon

3.5.2017 at 21.20 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The moon is now shining in the evenings with a high blue sky.

Kangastus

14.4.2017 at 11.40 - Porvoo
Jari Luomanen

At sea weaved comfortably.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Starscape image

1.4.2017 at 02.02 - Tampere
Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

We missed the short-lived maximum of the northern lights, but whatever, the Milky Way is always worth admiring. The night was pleasantly dark and when most of the snow had melted, the background sky was visually quite dark. I decided to try Milky Way Panorama. Even in the long exposure, the very dim, barely distinguished northern lights, barely distinguishable, visible in a non-existent gray and dim glow, drew beautifully. Bigger picture here .

Comments: 2 pcs

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