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Cloudbow visible from the ground

17.1.2021 at 12.25 - Rusko (III)
Jukka Holmström

Quiet aurora band

22.11.2020 at 21.20 - 22.35 - Mynämäki (II)
Jukka Holmström

On the bird stage of Mietoistenlahti, staring at the stars until the northern lights suddenly came to the northern sky, in a hurry to pick up the shooting equipment from the car, leaving the best Northern Lights episode unreported.

Aurora rays

27.9.2019 at 22.25 - 23.15 - Parainen (II)
Jukka Holmström

STEVE arc. Watching the calm arc of northern lights in the northern sky, I noticed that the pale "clouds" were drifting at a brisk pace in the sky at an angle of about 30 to 40 degrees, probably 10 min. they went there until I woke up to how bright those "clouds" were, as the Northern Lights did. That's right, but I think they packed in the same tight pile so the brightness increased. (this is how it looked from my point of view) One image shows how the vertical rays differ from each other (exposure 1s.) Propagates from right to left, in another image a bright pillar is formed until finall...

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M42

22.12.2017 at 21.57 - Parainen (IV)
Jukka Holmström

I photographed between the tops of the tree, hence those dark areas next to the subject.

Sun

4.4.2017 at 18.38 - Rusko (III)
Jukka Holmström

The dots were visible quite well today, at least in southwestern Finland, the image is strongly cropped.

Aurora rays

3.9.2016 at 00.38 - Parainen (II)
Jukka Holmström

My first northern lights of autumn, at. At 22.30 I started waiting for them and at 01.30 I went to sleep. By the sea quite warm yet, lying in a position looking at the sky and always between the wire trigger pressing time passed quickly.

Moon

25.12.2015 at 22.10 - Parainen (IV)
Jukka Holmström

The clouds drifted away from the front, so the shooting was also successful from the full moon of Christmas Day.

Quiet aurora arc

3.11.2015 at 21.34 - Parainen (II)
Jukka Holmström

The clouds were interrupted by observations at 9.55 pm

Aurora rays

13.10.2015 at 23.46 - Parainen, Houtskari (II)
Jukka Holmström

After all, you saw them again when you could wait, calm though.

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Starscape image

12.10.2015 at 21.55 - Parainen, Houtskari (III)
Jukka Holmström

This picture while waiting for the northern lights.

M42

11.3.2015 at 22.17 - Parainen, Houtskari (III)
Jukka Holmström

Such an experiment from last March, M42, short exposure 1s, ISO 25600

Quiet aurora arc

13.9.2013 at 00.11 - Parainen (II)
Jukka Holmström

For a long time I got to admire the starry sky without the light pollution caused by the settlement and as a bonus came the northern lights. Lasted at least from 11:10 pm to 12:30 am. The sea surface was calm and gave nice reflections.

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