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Primary rainbow

30.8.2022 at 20.10 - 20.25 - Turku (V)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Maybe the most beautiful rainbow I've ever seen. It was worth getting a little wet.

Images: 5 pcs

Starry sky image

21.3.2021 at 20.10 - Turku (III)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Betelgeuse and Rigel handwritten. Both stacked from 17 images. Betelgeuse, higher in the sky, twinks less. But the difference in spectral classes also becomes apparent. Betelgeuse (M) red, Rigel (B) blue-white.

Images: 2 pcs

Starry sky image

19.3.2021 at 21.00 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

A twinkling star (Sirius) photographed from the arm. Stacked from 25 pictures.

Comments: 2 pcs

Siitepölykehä

9.6.2020 at 21.45 - 22.10 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Evening pictures of the pollen. The first of the two is combined to keep the covering hand smaller.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Pollen corona

9.6.2020 at 15.55 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Triple, perhaps fourfold in the pictures, pollen ring.

Comments: 1 pcs

Venus ja Seulaset (M45)

4.4.2020 at 22.35 - Turku (III)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The Pleiades have received an extra "star" as an extension of their tail.

Images: 3 pcs

Rare halos

21.4.2019 at 09.40 - 10.00 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Easter Sunday display. The diffuse state attracted us to photograph (urgently in a hurry), and pyramids were found. Image 1: single image + usm. Figure 2: Stack of 10 images Figure 3: Stack of 10 images + usm

Images: 3 pcs

Starscape image

12.3.2019 at 22.53 - Turku (III)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Descending Orion.

Pintahalo

27.1.2019 at 11.15 - Raasepori (II)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

A beautifully curved 22 ° tire on the clean snow surface of Lutsjö in Raseborg. Edit: Secondary BR version

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 6 pcs

Rare halos

20.5.2018 at 11.00 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Diffuse arc above the sun. Based on the comparison picture, it is probably 23 ° parel.

Several bright halo forms

12.5.2018 at 07.40 - 07.55 - Turku (III)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The cat woke up in the morning ...

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 5 pcs

Pollen corona

7.5.2018 at 19.10 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Bright triangular circle in clear sky, clearly oval. The kind of itching is that birch is probably in question.

Comments: 1 pcs

Several halo forms

28.4.2018 at 18.40 - Turku (II)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Not very bright, but activities also at a distance of 46 °.

Rare halos

1.4.2018 at 17.15 - Turku (IV)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Spring is in the air. Probably also a 9 ° ring.

Comments: 1 pcs

One halo form

22.2.2018 at 15.20 - Turku (I)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The lone arc of the zenith environment almost came as a surprise.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Several halo forms

7.11.2017 at 13.25 - Turku (II)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The gentle hugging continues. 22 ° ring and top side.

One halo form

3.11.2017 at 09.50 - Helsinki (I)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

22 ° tire taken from the car.

Several halo forms

19.10.2017 at 09.05 - Göteborg, Ruotsi (II)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Sitting in the hotel lobby, I glanced out and noticed a brightness in the upper clouds. 22 ° top side, also 22 ° ring weakly included.

Several halo forms

26.9.2017 at 09.05 - 11.00 - Turku (II)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

For a long time a little more spectacular halos in the sky. I picked these up as I cycled from place to place and to third and filming was short. 9.05 a.m. Side suns and delicately topping. Figure 1. 10.35 Tailed side sun and 22 ° ring. Figure 2. at 10.55 Zenithic arc, 22 ° ring and top side. at 11.00 Only 22 ° ring left. Figure 3.

Images: 3 pcs

One halo form

15.9.2017 at 17.05 - Turku (I)
Ismo Luukkonen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Left side sun when leaving work. Brighter and reciprocal even before sunset, but that stage is not described.

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