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Half-sky auroras - 25.1.2022 at 20.20 - 25.1.2022 at 23.03 Karigasniemi Observation number 104298

Visibility IV / V


The fires of that night were wide, seeming to be between and to come everywhere. Also from the south. Were extensive but slow-moving. The situation in the appendix was interesting to me, the tentacles seemed to condense and shone strong. Similar phenomena later came from the south. Pearls were also seen on the same day, so the whole day was staring at the sky.



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