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Rocket-related clouds - 23.3.2023 at 20.37 - 23.3.2023 at 20.53 Laitila Observation number 113848

Visibility IV / V

Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

A byproduct of Repokytis after the clouds have cleared the sky :) Barium clouded people and people from Repo. (Photographing the launch itself was a dream this time, as we had to start changing the shooting location due to the conditions) Barium blue was visible for quite a long time in the pictures, until 20:53. Even after that time, there was a vague amount of blue in the aurora borealis, so the actual duration of the color in the sky must have been at least twenty minutes?

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

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  • Havainto
    • Rocket-related clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Very small area
  • Rocket launch
    • Barium cloud info

      Barium clouds have very rarely been seen in the sky during rocket launches. Typically a space organization has done an experiment in which a barium cloud is released into the upper atmosphere.


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Canon EOS 6D, Irix Blackstone 15mm

ISO 3200, f2.8, 6s

Comments: 2 pcs
Tarja Hämäläinen - 29.3.2023 at 16.20 Report this

Valtavan hienot kuvat,Varsinkin tuo ensimmäinen hyvin vaikuttava

Pirjo Koski - 29.3.2023 at 17.33 Report this

Kiitos Tarja :)

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