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One halo form

20.5.2022 at 12.50 - Mäntyharju (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The run of the moss was seen at 22r. Not particularly bright. When I came back, I was lying on the path with such a knife.

Images: 2 pcs

Several bright halo forms

19.5.2022 at 13.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Short-term and bright halo show.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

One halo form

16.5.2022 at 06.00 - Mikkeli (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

While driving to the construction sites, I followed the sail in front of me for a long time, and in the case of Mikkeli I got a picture of it.

One halo form

10.5.2022 at 10.15 - Mäntyharju (I)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Bright 22r circle in the sky.

Several halo forms

5.5.2022 at 19.00 - 19.15 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Dim 22r in the cloud curtain background and bright in the foreground of the foreground shower. For a while I watched the development of the halo in the abyss and it was special.

Images: 5 pcs

Several halo forms

30.4.2022 at 13.00 - 16.00 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Afternoon halona 22r and 22ys. There happened to be different colored goggles on the dashboard so I took a few pictures through them.

Images: 5 pcs

Rare halos

3.4.2022 at 15.00 - 16.00 - Mäntyharju (IV)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Haloh April started.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Several halo forms

27.3.2022 at 12.00 - 16.00 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The 22r halo was seen all afternoon, as well as the weak sails that disappeared into the clouds towards the evening.

Images: 2 pcs

Auroras seen through breaks in the clouds

26.3.2022 at 21.15 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Northern lights glowing from the cracks of the clouds. Photographed in awkward conditions against the roof of a car with his hand, hence the swaying image.

Aurora rays

13.3.2022 at 20.30 - 22.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

A calm arc from west to east that slowly moved to the north and dimmed. Initially, rays that disappeared towards the end. Figure 6 as a bonus, a special spiral cloud high in the south. Calm, a couple of degrees below freezing. Almost clear.

Images: 6 pcs

Auroras seen through breaks in the clouds

5.3.2022 at 21.30 - 22.00 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

High rays from the slits of the clouds. Half an hour visible before the clouds from the west covered the sky.

Images: 4 pcs

Aurora rays

4.3.2022 at 22.30 - 23.30 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

A calm arc at first which at 23.11 erupted into rays. The tops of the northern lights are red. High rays. Unusually quiet night, no planes and I didn't see any satellites. Frost -14 degrees, calm. The 2nd eruption will begin at 11:11 p.m. 5.red tops 6. High rays 8.view to the east in the direction of Mäntyharju. Constellation of the Bear Guard at the top.

Images: 8 pcs

Half-sky auroras

10.2.2022 at 21.00 - 22.00 - Mäntyharju (IV)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

At first a calm dim arc almost in the zenith, which first became dim rays, then bright rays, and finally fast-moving belts. And what a brightness. K-value 6, Bz = -9, speed over 400 km / s. Density is weak.

Images: 8 pcs

Aurora rays

14.1.2022 at 21.30 - 22.30 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

Initially a dim arch high in the north. Dunes were visible in the high west. Figures 1-4. Then the arc erupted into bright rays moving east. Figures 5-8. Weather clear but strong wind. Clear moonlight.

Images: 8 pcs

Several halo forms

25.12.2021 at 13.55 - Mäntyharju (II)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The cloudy sky showed the pillar and 22ys. At the same time it looked better in Juva from the clearer sky. https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/103338

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

A fireball at night, brighter than the venus

5.12.2021 at 17.31 - Mäntyharju (III)
Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

I was shooting a comet on the lake ice in the west when I noticed a bright white fireball moving west fast between the trees in the south. The image below is an illustration. Weather -21 degrees and north wind.

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

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