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Perseids

12.8.2022 at 23.00 - 03.00 - Porvoo, Sondby (IV)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The sky was clear all night. The full moon interfered with spotting the Perseids, but I collected the brightest shooting stars in the southeast sky for this photo.

Images: 4 pcs

Clearly visible night shining clouds

12.8.2022 at 02.06 - 02.50 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

For them, the night of the Perseids became cloudy when only the northern sky was partly open and the full moon had managed to find a gap in the south from which it illuminated the whole sky. Illuminating night clouds were clearly visible, but very low, first in the north and later in the northeast.

Quiet aurora arc

11.8.2022 at 23.40 - 02.30 - Porvoo, Sondby (II)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The night of the Perseids was dull when only the northern sky was partly open and the full moon had managed to find a gap in the south, from which it lit up the whole sky. The aurora borealis, however, appeared as an arc, from which rays rose at intervals.

Perseids

10.8.2022 at 00.00 - 03.00 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The Perseid shooting star flock is already rarely visible. I got a couple of shots from the eastern sky.

Images: 2 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

9.8.2022 at 22.45 - 02.45 - Porvoo, Sondby (IV)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

I could still see illuminating night clouds when I was making Perseid observations. First dim between the north and northwest and finally bright in the north.

Images: 3 pcs

Moon

9.8.2022 at 21.37 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

92% The moon rose over Pelling Island in a cloudless but fluttering southern sky, altitude 0.3 degrees and air temperature +17C.

Aurora rays

9.8.2022 at 01.00 - 01.40 - Porvoo, Sondby (II)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The faint aurora borealis here only reached low in the northern sky.

Bright night shining clouds

8.8.2022 at 00.40 - 03.40 - Porvoo, Sondby (IV)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

A small patch of illuminating night clouds appeared in the middle of the summer's first Northern Lights show. After shooting, the camera's memory card no longer worked in any device, however, it was possible to restore the data, but it took a whole day.

Aurora rays

7.8.2022 at 23.19 - 02.53 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The first aurora display of the summer surprised the photographer of the illuminating night clouds. So the settings were a bit wrong for shooting this play, but something was left on the camera as well. After shooting, the camera's memory card no longer worked in any device, however, it was possible to restore the data, but it took a whole day.

Landscape image of a planet

7.8.2022 at 00.04 - Porvoo, Sondby (IV)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

I went to the pier to see if there were any vypps, no (yet), but Jupiter and Saturn were shining beautifully, so I took the pictures with my cell phone - in the second picture only Jupiter.

Images: 2 pcs

Negative observation of missing night shining clouds

6.8.2022 at 23.30 - 03.30 - Porvoo, Sondby
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

All night there were no illuminating night clouds. I put the strip stars combined by the StarStaX program from 350 shots into the image.

Clearly visible night shining clouds

6.8.2022 at 00.30 - 03.00 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

You could still see illuminating night clouds very low in the northern sky, eventually they were covered by ordinary clouds. Picture from the brightest and least cloudy moment at 01:30.

Comments: 1 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

4.8.2022 at 23.00 - 03.00 - Porvoo, Sondby (IV)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

Already early on, a fringe of illuminating night clouds began to appear low in the north. Finally, they were covered with ordinary clouds and disappeared in the morning. First the full picture, then the best part of the eyelash cut out and then zooming.

Images: 3 pcs

Dim night shining clouds

4.8.2022 at 01.10 - 03.40 - Porvoo, Sondby (II)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The spectacle started very low in the northern sky, but rose quite high until it disappeared into the morning light.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 1 pcs

Moon

21.7.2022 at 00.50 - 01.30 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

The crescent moon rose from the clouds into a thin cloud cover.

Images: 2 pcs

Dim night shining clouds

20.7.2022 at 00.10 - 01.40 - Porvoo, Sondby (II)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

Faint, illuminating night clouds could be seen - even with psljs' eyes - in the northeast.

Primary rainbow

17.7.2022 at 16.50 - 16.55 - Porvoo, Sondby (II)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

Between the rain showers, a faint patch of rainbow could be seen very low.

Comments: 1 pcs

Bright night shining clouds

16.7.2022 at 00.15 - 01.30 - Porvoo, Sondby (IV)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

A small area of illuminating nocturnal clouds was visible at midnight in the northeast among the usual streaks of cloud. The first picture is from the beginning and the second one after the phenomenon had risen relatively quickly to a height of 40 degrees.

Images: 2 pcs

Clearly visible night shining clouds

6.7.2022 at 00.15 - 01.15 - Helsinki, Jollas (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

As I rolled over in bed, I noticed bluish streaks in the sky in the north window, well, you could clearly see the illuminating night clouds in the light pollution of the city! All I have to do is go up to take a look at the heavenly view between the northeast and the northwest up to the zenith - what can be seen from here between the trees and houses from the big church.

Images: 3 pcs

Clearly visible night shining clouds

15.6.2022 at 23.50 - 01.40 - Porvoo, Sondby (III)
Jorma Koski, Ursa (Helsinki)

Was not visible to the naked eye at first a long strip from northeast to east and gradually a larger area of many shapes. The brightness was typical of the bright night sky of the time, the moon creeping low in the tops of the trees in the south.

Images: 2 pcs

Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 14.8.2022 klo 00.23.