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Ursa Astronomical Association
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Ursa Astronomical Association

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All-sky aurora

15.1.2022 at 00.00 - 01.00 - Suomussalmi (V)
Ari Tauriainen

The beginning of the situation was that a calm arc of northern lights was in the southern sky, below Orion. Which I think is really rare here at the height of Suomussalmi. After a while, the sky was filled with northern lights, really bright and fast-moving northern lights. Despite the bright moonlight, the northern lights were really visible to the naked eye. To the east, a red vertical beam appeared in the sky amid the northern lights, which remained in place for several minutes up to ten minutes.

Images: 6 pcs

Rocket-related clouds

27.9.2021 at 22.42 - 00.18 - Kajaani (III)
Ari Tauriainen

Observations from the September launch of the Atlas-V Launcher. And photos from both times when the rocket appeared in the sky.

Images: 2 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 20.1.2022 klo 15.29.