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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

One halo form

9.11.2021 at 12.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The high pressure receded to the east and a cloud front pushing to the west conjured 22r into the sky.

Auroras seen through breaks in the clouds

6.11.2021 at 19.00 - 20.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Bright northern lights as seen between the clouds. Calm arc with lots of rays. Observed small cloud gaps that completely expired by 8 p.m. Weather +4 degrees, calm. The clouds moved slowly east. Characteristics of the play according to ACE: Bz about 0, density around one but the speed of the solar wind is commendable over 500 km / s.

Images: 5 pcs

One halo form

6.11.2021 at 11.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The sun from the silent time and 22r. The afternoon was no longer visible. Image processing did not bring any new information.

Images: 2 pcs

One halo form

19.10.2021 at 16.20 - Viitasaari (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Dim 22r in the daytime sky. Later in the evening at 9 pm I also saw a 22r in the hotel yard around the Moon but there was no suitable camera to document it. The next morning there was quite a snowstorm.

Quiet aurora arc

17.10.2021 at 20.30 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

A calm arc of northern lights in the north at an altitude of about 10 degrees. The magnetic field of the solar wind was good but the speed unhappy. The result was a dim arc.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

One halo form

20.9.2021 at 14.45 - Mäntyharju (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

On the hike, I followed for an hour the sky-torn 22r. Appeared gently. I was so focused on looking up that I didn't notice this guy on the path until I was already stepping on it. I was thinking of doing a Pecos Hank trick and carrying the creature to the side of the path while scolding it .. :)

Images: 2 pcs

One halo form

7.9.2021 at 11.30 - Nurmijärvi (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Coffee break halo. A cloudy cloud curtain with a faint 22r. Appeared for several hours.

One halo form

6.9.2021 at 19.30 - Nurmijärvi (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

After work I went to the hotel beach to photograph the 22r halo. Sääksjärvi in the background. Another picture a moment later in the center of Rajamäki, the halo weakens.

Images: 2 pcs

One halo form

6.9.2021 at 07.45 - Nurmijärvi (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

When I got to work, I strayed to get a cup of coffee from the side of the engine and at the same time recovered a picture of the halo of the morning sun.

Auroras seen through breaks in the clouds

1.9.2021 at 00.13 - 00.30 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Weak northern lights in the north at a height of a few degrees.

Images: 5 pcs

Aurigidit

1.9.2021 at 00.00 - 01.15 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

At first the clouds bothered a little but towards the end the sky became clear. Although the Moon illuminated the clouds, the stars were visible through the clouds. I saw 3 aurigids. The first was seen at 00.43 on the western horizon. Before one o'clock was seen 2 aurigids in zenith, fast and bright. In Figures 1 and 2, the probable aurigid.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Reflected sunbeams

31.8.2021 at 19.45 - Mäntyharju (IV)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

After all, there was a dramatic-looking sky for a while as the sun's rays reflected from the surface of Pyhävesi to the underside of the clouds. It took about 10 minutes.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

One halo form

17.8.2021 at 12.00 - 13.00 - Mäntyharju (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Dim 22r noon sky.

Several halo forms

16.8.2021 at 12.00 - 16.00 - Hamina (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

At the front edge of the cloud board from the southwest was first 22r and finally 22ys before the sky was covered with clouds.

Images: 2 pcs

Landscape image of a planet

15.8.2021 at 01.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Jupiter and Saturn were nicely visible above Pyhävesi. They were low below 15 degrees. On the horizon the church village lights.

Images: 2 pcs

Other storm phenomenon

15.8.2021 at 00.40 - 01.15 - Mäntyharju (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In just over half an hour, a dozen flashes of lightning were reflected on the southwestern horizon behind the clouds. The thundercloud was about 300-400 km away in the Turku region. Photo taken at 00.47 southwest of the observation site. Flashes were visible behind the clouds on the horizon. The orange clouds are normal clouds. Weather warm to moderate southerly wind.

One halo form

11.8.2021 at 13.00 - Hamina (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Coffee break. Thermos, vanilla donuts and 22r donut ring in the sky.

One halo form

11.8.2021 at 08.30 - Kouvola (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

On the way to work, when looking for cardboard coffee from the apse, 22r was seen. Weather humid warm.

Aurora rays

7.8.2021 at 01.15 - 01.30 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Clear northern lights were found in the night watch image harvest. They were only visible in the pictures, not visually. Figures 2 and 3 processed. The weather is completely clear.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 6.12.2021 klo 7.59.