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Half-sky auroras - 9.9.2015 at 23.24 Kontiolahti Observation number 42260

Visibility IV / V

More pain in the form of clouds, the sky was blocked last night in the region of North Karelia. Really bright northern lights heated through the clouds, and again the holes tore into the sky from time to time for a few minutes at a time. I now took it as a tactic to look for a hole whenever the sky in the previous place was closed. The second transition was so successful that the gap was open at the active moment for a few minutes. So I took this picture in quite a hurry.

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  • Aurora brightness
    • Very bright auroras
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    • Band info

      Bands are usually narrower, more twisty at the bottom, brighter, and more active than arches. Bands usually develop from arches.

      Bands can form J and U shapes, sometimes even full spirals. The corona can also arise from bands. Bands are a fairly common form of aurora.

      Aurora band. Photo by Merja Ruotsalainen.

      Aurora band. Photo by Matias Takala.

      Aurora band. Photo by Lea Rahtu-Korpela.

      Aurora bands. Photo by Lauri Koivuluoma.

      Aurora band. Photo by Matias Takala.

Comments: 3 pcs
Jesse Kyytinen - 10.9.2015 at 11.23 Report this

Onpa huikea kuva!

Matti Helin - 10.9.2015 at 11.51 Report this

Wau. Vyörypilvi-revontulet :) 

Tero Pelkonen - 10.9.2015 at 12.05 Report this

Tämä on kyllä mahtava! Otit kuvan oikealla hetkellä. Hieno!

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