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Ursa Astronomical Association
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00130 Helsinki
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Ursa Astronomical Association

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Moon

12.10.2022 at 02.30 - 04.45 - Kuhmoinen (IV)
Ilkka Taponen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

A digiscoping experiment. As a bonus, the moon in the lake.

Images: 2 pcs

Active aurora band

18.8.2022 at 01.40 - 03.15 - Kuhmoinen (III)
Ilkka Taponen

Clearly visible, if faint, northern lights at 2:00-2:30, a calm arc from 2:30-3:00.

Images: 3 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

10.8.2022 at 01.20 - 03.00 - Kuhmoinen (IV)
Ilkka Taponen

Bright illuminating night clouds. Extent from northwest to northeast. They went higher towards morning. At 2:45 a brighter Perseid low on the SE horizon. I also saw a couple of dimmer ones.

Images: 2 pcs

Aurora rays

8.8.2022 at 01.20 - 02.40 - Kuhmoinen (III)
Ilkka Taponen

Aurora borealis and rays first at 1:30 and again at 2:30. Pictures in the northeast direction.

Images: 2 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

8.8.2022 at 01.20 - 02.20 - Kuhmoinen (IV)
Ilkka Taponen

Bright light cloud in the northeast. Width about 12 degrees. It remained unchanged for a long time.

Dim night shining clouds

22.7.2022 at 01.00 - 02.00 - Kuhmoinen (II)
Ilkka Taponen

Experimenting with illuminating night clouds with a phone camera.

Images: 2 pcs

At least 5 lightning strikes seen

13.7.2022 at 00.05 - 00.30 - Kuhmoinen (IV)
Ilkka Taponen

Lightning camera experiment. Thunder front from east to west. 12.7.2022 at 23:30 - 13.7.2022 at 00:30. Infrequent lightning. A little wind and rain. Salamat about 1.5 km to the south.

Images: 4 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 28.11.2022 klo 3.54.