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Half-sky auroras

14.1.2022 at 21.34 - 22.59 - Pyhäjärvi (IV)
Mari Jääskeläinen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

The dunes lasted for more than an hour and were also poorly visible to the naked eye. This photo was taken at 21:16, exif data at a different time because the camera was in daylight saving time.

Comments: 4 pcs

Starry sky image

2.1.2022 at 01.20 - 01.32 - Pyhäjärvi (IV)
Mari Jääskeläinen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

Fog rolled from the lake at times, almost completely obscuring the view. I was already thinking of going home, but after seeing the pictures I took with the camera, my mind changed pretty quickly. The fog brought out the brightest stars nicely, also emphasizing their colors.

Comments: 2 pcs


13.10.2021 at 12.10 - 12.50 - Pyhäjärvi (II)
Mari Jääskeläinen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

I photographed the fog on the lake facing the sun, turned around and noticed the shape of the mist, the fog arc! The fog lasted quite a long time, until 1 p.m. This is my first observation of that phenomenon.

Images: 2 pcs

Landscape image of a planet

28.8.2021 at 00.29 - Pyhäjärvi (IV)
Mari Jääskeläinen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

Jupiter and Saturn in the autumn sky

Comments: 3 pcs

Quiet aurora band

27.8.2021 at 22.56 - 23.59 - Pyhäjärvi (II)
Mari Jääskeläinen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

The first northern lights of autumn 27-28.8.2021. The arc momentarily brightened into rays twice, otherwise the night was calm. Northern lights gauze was occasionally seen over the zenith to the south.

Images: 2 pcs

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