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Quiet aurora band

27.8.2021 at 23.48 - 00.39 - Lapinlahti (II)
Atacan Ergin

I would not have thought that I would go alone to walk along the Väisälänmäki cultural and nature trail towards the lookout tower in the middle of the night. It had to be done when the gauges alarmed and had to get dark. It was time for a peak northern lights show. This is how that season began for me.

Images: 8 pcs

Light pillars

9.1.2021 at 17.26 - Iisalmi (II)
Atacan Ergin

Pictured are Olvi Oy and the harbor beach. 20 degrees below zero

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Aurora rays

1.9.2019 at 00.00 - 03.25 - Raahe (II)
Atacan Ergin

31.8 23:30 - 01.09 03:30 Opening of the season for me.

Images: 8 pcs

Total lunar eclipse

21.1.2019 at 07.42 - 08.42 - Kuopio (IV)
Atacan Ergin

It was nice to watch the lunar eclipse and the dawn of the morning

Images: 6 pcs

Active aurora band

7.10.2018 at 20.30 - 23.10 - Kuopio (III)
Atacan Ergin

This has been long awaited. Nothing beats the combination of northern lights and autumn scenery.

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Half-sky auroras

25.8.2018 at 23.15 - 23.50 - Kemi (IV)
Atacan Ergin

Due to severe wind conditions in Kemi, the fireworks show had been canceled. Fortunately, there were other kinds of fires in the sky as well.

Images: 6 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

At least 10 lightning strikes seen

2.8.2018 at 18.35 - 21.15 - Kuopio (III)
Atacan Ergin

Does the last picture show a cloud of clouds? Is it an avalanche cloud?

Images: 7 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

At least 10 lightning strikes seen

2.8.2018 at 00.00 - 00.30 - Kuopio (IV)
Atacan Ergin

This was an absolutely awesome show! EDIT: Added close-up

Images: 6 pcs • Comments: 10 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

1.8.2018 at 00.27 - 02.20 - Kuopio (IV)
Atacan Ergin

August got off to a good start. It was a nice little city tour.

Images: 7 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Half-sky auroras

22.3.2018 at 22.35 - 00.18 - Kemi (IV)
Atacan Ergin

It was a great show! Awesome and fast northern lights were seen.

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Aurora rays

19.3.2018 at 02.00 - 02.25 - Kuopio (II)
Atacan Ergin

Kuopio city last night. There were many clouds and the best pieces were left behind the clouds, unseen. After that, it turned out a little, but there were no more enchanting northern lights on offer.

Images: 4 pcs

Quiet aurora band

16.3.2018 at 22.00 - 23.00 - Kuopio (II)
Atacan Ergin

Signed the third hundredth observation in the Star of Heaven.

Images: 4 pcs

Auroras seen through breaks in the clouds

15.2.2018 at 18.58 - Kemi (II)
Atacan Ergin

Ice carousel, northern lights and city light pollution.

Images: 3 pcs

Milky way

16.10.2017 at 23.13 - Kuopio (II)
Atacan Ergin

#bongaalinnunrata

Milky way

11.10.2017 at 20.23 - 21.30 - Joutsa, Leivonmäen kansallispuisto (IV)
Atacan Ergin

#bongaalinnunrata

Images: 6 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Half-sky auroras

11.10.2017 at 20.15 - 22.45 - Joutsa, Leivonmäen kansallispuisto (IV)
Atacan Ergin

I was in Jyväskylä on a visit and that evening I had decided to go home to Kuopio when my friend and I talked about the possibility of seeing the northern lights in the coming night. According to the weather forecast, it could be cloudy and sometimes even clear. I decided to stay one more night and we went to Leivonmäki National Park together. It was a good decision because my friend and I watched the northern lights with our mouths wide open that night and even a rare SAR or proton arc appeared. I don't know what it's real name is but still I haven't seen it this clear before but ...

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Fogbow

26.9.2017 at 15.53 - Kuopio (III)
Atacan Ergin

On a foggy day, I went to Puijo to shoot. When I looked out of the tower, there was nothing but a fog that was visible only to us, those who were interested and experienced. It would not be easy for others to spot because the whole sky was clear, the visibility was very poor divided by a dim arc. As the sun shone brighter, gloria was also visible. I have never shot both at the same time. I took pictures to process a panoramic image at home, but Lightroom and Photoshop refused to do so ("unable to merge").

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Milky way

24.9.2017 at 01.55 - Kuopio (III)
Atacan Ergin

#bongaalinnunrata

A fireball at night, brigter than the venus

24.9.2017 at 01.29 - Kuopio (III)
Atacan Ergin

I was taking a landscape constellation. I didn’t look towards the sky when shooting so I didn’t see the fireball.

One halo form

11.9.2017 at 23.07 - 23.23 - Lapinlahti (I)
Atacan Ergin

Dim side suns from moonlight

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

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