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Aurora at Tarbatness


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About this observation
Denis Buczynski
Time of observation
30/10/2019 - 23:39
Aurora at Tarbatness
Observing location
Tarbatness Highland Scotland
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 +Canon 550D
1x30s ISO 6400

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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