Wonderful aurora display 27./28.2.2012

bserved phenomena: Aurora borealis
Date: 27./28.2.2012
Time: 20:00-21:00
Observing place: Kersilö, Sodankylä, Finland
Observing method: Photography
Technical information about photographing equipment: Camera: Olympus μ 1030 SW
Observing conditions: Clear sky, cold

In the evening of 27th of February the sky just exploded! I went to my dark sky site in Kersilö, Sodankylä and there was the most stunning aurora show going on in the sky that I have seen in many years! The aurorae were unbelievably bright and active in the best part of the show, it was awesome! Unfortunately my camera (Olympus mu 1030 SW, a digital compact camera) is not performing very well in darkness, and that’s why these pictures are not able to show the beautiness and the awesomeness of the aurorae:


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