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Several halo forms

19.10.2021 at 19.56 - Joroinen (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

A thin upper cloud caused a pretty halo in the moonlight. The halo was pretty nice, even though the light pollution was just moderate. Photographed on a mobile phone.

One halo form

31.3.2021 at 19.05 - Vihti (I)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

During the last downhill trip of the season, a fine 22-degree halo roared in the sky for almost two hours. As the sun went down a bit, the halo "came out" even better and I got a few quick shots.

Images: 2 pcs

One halo form

2.5.2020 at 12.30 - Vantaa (I)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

During the walk, a nice 22 degree ring appeared in the sky, from which I got a few nice pictures.

Images: 2 pcs

Penumbral lunar eclipse

10.1.2020 at 21.07 - 21.14 - Vantaa (II)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

For once, the weather happened to favor sightings, so I decided to grab the old "war horse" on the stand of the Nikon D40 and take a few pictures of the deepest phase of the eclipse.

Images: 4 pcs

Primary rainbow

14.9.2019 at 17.33 - Helsinki (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

Walking on the belt and leaving in the aftermath of the rain, I saw a nice rainbow.

Other storm phenomenon

12.8.2017 at 21.08 - Helsinki (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

After the storm that ravaged southern Finland, the sky showed (at least) reasonable mammoths. I managed to quickly grab a couple of pictures of which here is perhaps the best.

Pääsateenkaari

6.8.2017 at 15.58 - Sipoo (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

On a day trip in Kaunissaari and a little before leaving, it happened that a small downpour came from the sky, in the aftermath of which a piece of rainbow was visible above the sea.

Comments: 1 pcs

A fireball at night, as bright as a cresent moon

12.9.2016 at 23.12 - Varkaus (IV)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

Härkämäki's sky camera managed to capture a picture of a fireball from a clear starry sky on 12 September. at 23:12 when the moon shines low ..

Pääsateenkaari

31.7.2016 at 18.21 - Joroinen (III)
Harri Haukka

In the midst of small showers, a brief rainbow (main and side arches) was visible. Quickly poke the picture.

Lightning photo

2.6.2016 at 16.09 - Helsinki (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

A business trip to the center of Hesa and during (and after) thunderstorms rolled over the center. Only a cell phone included, but luckily one flash was excavated from the video.

Several halo forms

7.5.2016 at 16.25 - Joroinen (II)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The other halos of the day happened to be seen in Joroinen marina. Quick cell phone pictures.

Images: 2 pcs

One halo form

7.5.2016 at 12.46 - Varkaus (I)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

During the work of the second tower of Härkämäki, a moderately bright halo was visible. A few pictures on the flip and they even succeeded.

Images: 2 pcs

Half-sky auroras

7.4.2016 at 23.00 - 04.00 - Varkaus (IV)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The Härkämäki sky camera managed to capture bright northern lights on 7/8 April. the night between. Top The clouds slightly blocked the view of the play, but around midnight the sky became clear and the northern lights filled the sky. The video for the whole night can be found at: http://www.kassiopeia.net/2016/04/10/koko-taivaan-revontulet-7-8-4-2016/

Images: 4 pcs

A fireball at night, as bright as a full moon

27.3.2016 at 22.37 - Varkaus (V)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The sky camera at Härkämäki Observatory managed to capture this fireball at about 10:37 pm from the low sky. Add: http://www.kassiopeia.net/2016/03/28/kirkas-tulipallo-havaittu-harkamaella-27-3/

Images: 3 pcs

Primary rainbow

10.7.2015 at 19.37 - 19.41 - Mynämäki (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

After a brisk rain, a bright main rainbow and a side rainbow were visible in the sky for a long time. On the mobile phone, the couple takes pictures from the car and from the parking lot.

Images: 2 pcs

Several halo forms

21.5.2015 at 16.20 - Lahti (II)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

When it came to Lahti, a relatively bright halo play was seen in the sky. so I decided to take my cell phone camera in my hand too and grab a couple of pictures.

Images: 2 pcs

Several halo forms

4.5.2015 at 18.34 - Lahti (II)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

We were at a Star Wars-themed geocaching event in Lahti when we bonged this little halo play from the sky with a group. For a relatively long time we got to watch and describe this.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Heijastuneet pilvisäteet

21.4.2015 at 20.25 - 20.45 - Lahti (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The reflected cloud rays could be seen quite nicely in Lahti next to the jumping towers. Quuas taken with a cell phone camera may not give the best picture of the brightness and spectacle of the phenomenon.

Images: 3 pcs

A fireball at night, brigter than the venus

25.3.2015 at 21.46 - Varkaus (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

The Härkämäki sky camera captured a relatively bright fireball in the shallow western sky. http://www.kassiopeia.net/2015/03/26/taivaskamerassa-himmeat-revontulet-5/

Venus ja kuu

21.3.2015 at 19.22 - 19.22 - Joroinen (III)
Harri Haukka, Warkauden Kassiopeia

Venus and the narrow crescent moon were nicely visible, so quickly with a cell phone camera to shoot.

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