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Pearl clouds

24.1.2023 at 14.30 - Enontekiö, Kilpisjärvi (IV)
Erkki Antikainen

A picture of a cloud of pearls taken with a phone.

All-sky aurora

27.9.2019 at 20.00 - 02.20 - Inari, Muotkan Ruoktu (V)
Erkki Antikainen

At the end of the Lapland tour, handsome skies!

Images: 5 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Active aurora band

7.10.2018 at 21.24 - 22.00 - Tuusniemi (III)
Erkki Antikainen

A red arc in the western sky. right sir? #sargs

Images: 3 pcs

At least 10 lightning strikes seen

2.8.2018 at 20.00 - 22.30 - Tuusniemi, Tuusjärvi (V)
Erkki Antikainen

The first decent thunderstorm of the summer!

Images: 4 pcs

One halo form

16.6.2018 at 21.19 - 21.25 - Tuusniemi (I)
Erkki Antikainen

Weak side suns appeared for a moment.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Half-sky auroras

8.9.2017 at 01.10 - 02.30 - Suomussalmi, Hossa (IV)
Erkki Antikainen

As the sky of Kuusamo was covered with a cloud, we went to drive back towards Hossa. Shortly before the Nature Center, there was an area of clearer sky covered with green northern lights. From the moment the sky was marked by a decent fire! Unfortunately, the clouds once again ruined a decent show!

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 5 pcs

Quiet aurora band

7.9.2017 at 23.15 - 23.30 - Kuusamo (II)
Erkki Antikainen

As Hossa's sky was covered with cloud gauze, we went to look for a clearer place in the direction of Kuusamo. After a short active moment, the sky was covered with a cloud there too!

Ruskosäteet

4.9.2017 at 20.42 - Tuusjärvi (III)
Erkki Antikainen

The formation of rays was probably related to forest fires in Canada. #synty: Canadian Forest Fires 2017

Rare halos

2.9.2017 at 11.30 - 14.40 - Tuusjärvi (IV)
Erkki Antikainen

Many kinds of halorinkula were visible! 2 picture Samsung S5.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 3 pcs

Quiet aurora band

28.3.2017 at 23.00 - Tuusniemi, Tuusjärvi (II)
Erkki Antikainen

The green arc was activated for a moment. There was no better way to wait for a better screen, as tomorrow's work day forced me to move under the blanket!

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Diffuse glow

31.12.2016 at 17.21 - Tuusniemi (I)
Erkki Antikainen

Meanwhile, dim northern lights and pearl clouds on one side of the sky.

Pearl clouds

31.12.2016 at 16.32 - Tuusniemi (III)
Erkki Antikainen

Pearl clouds on New Year's Eve. The moon and Venus also depict the same.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 5 pcs

Active aurora band

23.12.2016 at 21.59 - Tuusjärvi (III)
Erkki Antikainen

With these pictures, I wish all the Ascenders a Merry Christmas!

Images: 3 pcs

Active aurora band

9.12.2016 at 20.52 - Kuopio, Riistavesi (III)
Erkki Antikainen

For a long time clear skies and northern lights.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

One halo form

28.11.2016 at 12.31 - Tuusniemi (I)
Erkki Antikainen

The bright left side sun was visible for a moment.

Images: 3 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Several halo forms

5.11.2016 at 09.14 - Tuusniemi (II)
Erkki Antikainen

On a morning run with the dogs, 22 degree arcs were visible.

Images: 2 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

Active aurora band

2.10.2016 at 22.18 - 23.17 - Riistavesi,Kuopio (III)
Erkki Antikainen

Great northern lights in a completely calm weather!

Images: 8 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

27.9.2016 at 21.30 - 23.55 - Seljelvnes, Norja (IV)
Erkki Antikainen

Since the Weather Forecast promised cloudy weather for Kilpisjärvi, we decided to go to the Norwegian side to see if there would be a clear place to photograph the northern lights. The starry sky was visible in Nordkjosbotnen. We climbed up Lakselvdalvegen and that's where those fires warped over the mountains!

Images: 7 pcs • Comments: 4 pcs

Half-sky auroras

26.9.2016 at 23.56 - 04.17 - Kilpisjärvi (IV)
Erkki Antikainen

Northern lights from a cloud gap in Tundrea's yard.

Images: 2 pcs

Half-sky auroras

25.9.2016 at 22.32 - 23.55 - Kilpisjärvi (IV)
Erkki Antikainen

When the rain stopped, handsome northern lights would illuminate the sky of Lake Kilpisjärvi.

Images: 4 pcs • Comments: 2 pcs

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