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Skywarden,
Ursa Astronomical Association
Kopernikuksentie 1
00130 Helsinki
taivaanvahti(at)ursa.fi

Ursa Astronomical Association

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Half-sky auroras

14.1.2022 at 00.00 - 01.45 - Kuopio (IV)
Jussi Karhunen

Mobile split images but running its course. The best show I've ever had.

Images: 8 pcs

Hail in the summer season

21.5.2019 at 18.15 - 19.15 - Karttula (IV)
Jussi Karhunen

A small supercell that has become the top of the day. Lightning flashed sharply before the observation site and stuck with 10mm granules. I did not get a proper picture of the granules when the rinsing after the hail rain worked effectively.

Images: 5 pcs

Other storm phenomenon

27.7.2014 at 14.30 - Kuopio
Jussi Karhunen

"With the cell already echoing a little further away, the cold air mattress still pushed a rather polar gust to my observation site. The polarity of the wind far below the rain raised doubts about the gust velocities at the edge of the downflow. Kuopio Savilahti Observation Station seems to have measured a 12m / s gust in a 3m / s wind, 3km from the scene. I actually experienced about 8m / s gusts 5km away. "

Images: 5 pcs

Other storm phenomenon

27.6.2013 at 19.30 - Kuopio, Väinölänniemi (III)
Jussi Karhunen

I was at the Neulamäki bird tower in Kuopio to receive a strong thunderstorm cell coming towards the couple. There was a heavy rainstorm in the deaf and the tower could just see the water going horizontally in gusts right at the foot of the rainstorm. At the observation site, the surge current sighed with a force of only about 12 m / s. As soon as the best lightning ceased, I drove to the port where the cell seemed to blow most vigorously. Every place was full of big branches and small twigs when I drove in Haapaniemi towards Väinölänniemi and the street was smooth because of the accumulated w...

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 20.1.2022 klo 15.11.