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Rocket-related clouds - 23.3.2023 at 20.33 - 23.3.2023 at 20.40 Hämeenkyrö Observation number 113653

Visibility IV / V

Juri Pelkonen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

At the western end of the usual aurora arc, "aurora borealis" lit up evenly from bottom to top every 30 seconds, which, staying still, faded from view within about half an hour.

Photo by Jan-Patrik Helenius

#raketti: IM/IO (Improved Malemute Improved Orion)

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