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Negative observation of missing night shining clouds

7.6.2023 at 00.00 - 01.45 - Turku
Mikko Peussa

The sky was empty. I watched for a couple of hours.

Comments: 1 pcs

Several halo forms

5.6.2023 at 18.25 - 20.05 - Turku (II)
Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Catch the evening glow from the balcony. In the last stacked photo (50 photos) we still found a horizon ring, which is quite a borderline case. You can't see it inside the ring, but the right side might have a tail long enough that I'll mark it accordingly. EDIT: The side suns got really amazingly bright, so I'll add the pictures to that beginning. Probably the brightest sauris I've ever seen.

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Clearly visible night shining clouds

5.6.2023 at 00.00 - 01.40 - Helsinki (III)
Matias Takala, Kuopion Saturnus

I received a message from Pirjo Koski at midnight that there might be illuminating night clouds. I took a peek from the balcony, and it could very well be true. It was decided to wait for it to get dark, I received a new message around 00:30. At that point it was quite clear that the season was definitely open. Considering the time of the season, it was quite an upbeat play.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Clearly visible night shining clouds

4.6.2023 at 23.48 - 02.00 - Laitila (III)
Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

Tomorrow, crazy pictures from the night. I didn't expect such a wide and intense start.. pictures added. The spectacle began to take shape in the sky before midnight (at 11:48 p.m.) and when returning home from an evening walk with Riku, we wondered whether the fibers appearing in the east/southeast direction were aircraft debris or perhaps the beginnings of night owls. Thoughts were exchanged with Matias Takala, and Matias defended the yökkös at the very beginning, when the signatory still hesitated. I finally went home to pick up the shaker and during that time the sky was ful...

Images: 7 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Dim night shining clouds

5.6.2023 at 00.01 - 01.28 - Helsinki (II)
Pentti Arpalahti

In the East [Edit. -> In the west (in the phone noise the wind direction went the wrong way) and in the zenith there are a lot of clouds that Pola is biting into, were there night clouds? Edit. Well, there they were. Polademo in the west [

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 5 pcs

Several halo forms

21.5.2023 at 12.00 - 20.00 - Kouvola (II)
Tero Sipinen, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

In the afternoon I noticed a 22r (photo 1) going into the mug and took a small stack of it. The top and bottom sides of the stack suddenly revealed (picture 2). I also took a timelapse, which had to be left unfinished due to the shopping trip, even though the tire was still strong (picture 3). The same clip processed into 10-image USM and BR-processed stacks reveals that 46r was also included (Figure 4). Later, in the land of evening darkness, the ring appeared again in the sky, and after half an hour a bit of zyk could also be seen. The last sighting of the groping was around eight in the eve...

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Pollen corona

4.6.2023 at 15.19 - Kurikka (IV)
Marko Myllyniemi, Lakeuden Ursa

The surfaces of the garden furniture have already suggested something, and in the afternoon, when the sun was able to shine properly, I got confirmation: pine pollen is already in the air here too. Based on the BR photo ( #2) three clear circles and a fine hint of a fourth. The white dots in the pictures are willow flakes.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Primary reflection rainbow

22.5.2023 at 21.30 - 21.55 - Vesanto (II)
Timo Kuhmonen

A picture from Vesanno from a week ago, my first rainbow sighting of the spring. This time we were lucky (also) when there was a piece of reflection rainbow in addition to the main arc. It was my first visual observation of it. The reflection arc was visible only on the right side of the main arc. At the time the picture was taken on May 22, 2023 at 21:43, according to Stellarium, the sun was in direction 312 and at an altitude of 3 degrees (low in the northwest). It could be that the reflection of the sunlight may have come either from the local ground water or from the surface of Iso-Åland.....

Comments: 2 pcs

Negative observation of missing night shining clouds

3.6.2023 at 00.00 - 02.30 - Nousiainen
Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

Nothing like that anywhere. Observation for three hours in good conditions. Photo at 01:18.

Comments: 3 pcs


2.6.2023 at 23.52 - Helsinki (III)
Tuomas Salo, Ursa (Helsinki)

I photographed the moon by stacking 21 photos with an autostacker.

Comments: 3 pcs

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