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Quiet aurora arc - 22.3.2023 at 01.45 - 22.3.2023 at 02.15 Puolanka Observation number 113623

Visibility II / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

I booked a cabin in Puolanga mostly for skiing purposes.
However, the time was such (spring equinox) that the aurora borealis would occur more easily.
Well, nothing miraculous was promised, but last night when I woke up, looking out the window, I still saw a reposcar.
So I put on warm clothes and went outside to photograph and admire.
Worth it. I can't remember the last time I saw clear green in the northern lights.
As a dot on the i, I still saw a moderately bright shooting star.

The last photo is the first and was taken with a cell phone camera from the inside through the window.

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    • Green auroras info

      Green, seen with the naked eye, is one the most common colors of the aurora. The green color is derived from atomic oxygen.

      Green auroras. Lea Rahtu-Korpela.

      Green auroras. Photo by Juha Ojanperä.

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Olympus Stylus 1

Comments: 1 pcs
Eero Karvinen - 22.3.2023 at 17.39 Report this

Nätit ja luonnollisen väriset vihreät revontulet kuvissasi!

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