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Observation by Denis Buczynski: Aurora at Tarbatness

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Denis Buczynski

Observer

Denis Buczynski

Observed

2019 Oct 30 - 23:39

Uploaded

2019 Oct 31 - 14:35

Objects

Aurora

Equipment
  • Samyang 14mm f/2.8 +Canon 550D
Exposure

1x30s ISO 6400

Location

Tarbatness Highland Scotland

Target name

Aurora at Tarbatness

Title

Aurora at Tarbatness

About this image

There was a display of aurora seen here last night at Tarbatness 20191030-31. It was first seen as bright diffuse arc on the northern horizon at around 22:15 UT . The arc was bright but noa ctivity could be seen within it. The night was very misty at ground level and this will have masked any visibilty of activity. However the images show show banding and rays along with a fainter broad red diffuse arc above the main green arc. This green arc became very well defined as the display progressed and around 23:30 banding and rays began to show more clearly on the images. The display was still active at around 00:20 when imaging had to stop due to ground fog spoiling the imaging. Image attached from 23:39 when the banding was most definite.

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