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All-sky aurora - 14.12.2015 at 19.10 - 14.12.2015 at 21.10 Vaasa Observation number 46243

Visibility V / V

Tommi Järvilehto, Vaasan Andromeda

Literally the northern lights of the whole sky. The camera is facing East. Orion covered with northern lights. These were the southernmost things that had come to be seen.

All in all, it was awesome from the starry sky views. Calm little frost. Northern lights in the sky and a flock of geminids on top.

In the northern and northern sky's northern lights, red stood out easily to the naked eye. At nine o'clock there were clearer greens, perhaps even slight shades of yellow in the northern sky.

At seven o'clock in the early evening, spots or more vague gauze were visible.



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  • Aurora brightness
    • Bright auroras
  • Colors with unaided eye and other features
    • Yellow auroras info

      Yellow aurora color that can be seen with naked eye is a rarity that can arise from suitable combinations of green, red, and blue in bright shows.

    • Red coloration of the shapes top info

      Auroras which have red top part that can be seen with naked eye are most often observed in the bands and long rays. In this case the lower parts are usually green. If the upper parts are in sunlight, red may be stronger than green. This shade of red is due to the discharge of the excitation state of the atomic oxygen.

      Aurora that shift to reddish towards the top. Photo by Karri Pasanen. 

      Red top in a aurora band. Photo by Simo Aikioniemi.

      Red at the top of the aurora. Picture of Tom Eklund.

    • 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.

  • Observed aurora forms
    • ;Veil;Rays;Band;Corona;Arc
Technical information

GoPro4silver 30s, ISO800, Protune on

Comments: 1 pcs
Tommi Järvilehto - 16.12.2015 at 00.30 Report this

Tässä vielä timelapse:

https://youtu.be/FG2bxpRjGyI

Kamera osoitti vastakkaiseen suuntaan reposista, kaksosiin geminidien tulipallojen toivossa.

Harmi kun jostain syystä kamera lopetti kuvaamisen tuntipari liian aikaisin. Akku hyyty ennenaikaisesti ja lisäakku ei aktivoitunut.

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