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All-sky aurora - 14.1.2022 at 18.00 - 15.1.2022 at 02.00 Sodankylä Observation number 103826

Visibility V / V


It was an evening. By 18 o'clock I was already starting to worry, as the predicted clear night looked a little desperate as the sky was in a cloud and I was pessimistic. At that time, there would have been little northern lights in the sky that I didn’t see. Fortunately, the sky became clearer when quite large northern lights entered the stage. I chose a highway that was only a couple of hundred feet north of my apartment. There I photographed for the first two hours when I later found a good spot on the banks of the Kitisenjoki. There were a lot of big fires even before midnight, including rarities like SAR and dunes. I thought everything had already been seen, but sometimes by 1:37 a.m. came a mind-blowing northern lights crown that really crowned the evening. Twice I had to go home to change my shoes because my legs got wet while I was traveling in the snow and the camera battery was lost somewhere, but I can't care after such a wonderful evening. Attached is a link to a video about the northern lights corona, as the file size seems to exceed the Star of the Sky watch.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmoQi16xC2M



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Comments: 1 pcs
Pekka Lähteenmäki - 17.1.2022 at 16.09 Report this

Oli todellakin ilta. Se klo 1:37 korona oli myös Akäslompolon jäällä aivan tajunnanräjäyttäjä.

Mihin aikaan ja missä ilmansuunnassa näit dyynejä ja SARin? Käyn juuri noin viittäsataa kuvaani läpi että saan parhaat julkaistuksi.

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