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Several bright halo forms - 26.9.2021 at 23.35 - 27.9.2021 at 00.10 Salla Observation number 101473

Visibility III / V


Shortly before midnight, I went outside to watch the state of the sky in terms of northern lights. Above my head I saw a very colorful arc which I assumed to be northern lights. I was a little confused though, as the northern lights values were completely non-existent. I picked up the camera and took pictures with my hand. I wondered why the arc wasn't green on the camera screen and then I realized I wanted it. The tripod was in the tailgate of the car, I went to ask for the keys to the car so during that time the sky had gone to the cloud and when the clouds disappeared half an hour later the finest halos had already disappeared. There was also a small northern lights green in the north.

edit: Fixed image color balance less blue.



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  • The halo was caused by lightsource:
    • Moonlight
  • Where are the ice crystals of the halo located?
    • Upper clouds
  • Yleiset halomuodot (kuunvalo)
    • Auringonpilari
    • Sivuaurinko
    • Zeniitinympäristön kaari
    • Horisonttirengas
    • 46° ylläsivuava kaari
Comments: 5 pcs
Tero Sipinen - 27.9.2021 at 08.47 Report this

Kertakaikkisen hieno tuo kakkoskuva!

Mikko Peussa - 27.9.2021 at 09.07 Report this

Näyttävä zyk kuunvalossa!

Marko Riikonen - 27.9.2021 at 09.39 Report this

Kowalczyk!

Eero Karvinen - 27.9.2021 at 16.29 Report this

Todella komeat kuun halot!

Lasse Nurminen - 27.9.2021 at 21.07 Report this

On kyllä jotain unenomaista tuossa ykköskuvassa. Huikea zykki tähdet mausteenaan, hieno!

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