Aurora borealis 10.3.2012

Observed phenomena: Aurora borealis
Date: 10.3.2013
Time: 19:50-21:15
Observing place: Sodankylä, Finland
Observing method: Photography
Technical information about photographing equipment: Camera: Canon EOS 1000D, lens: Samyang 8mm fish eye
Observing conditions: Clear sky, no Moon
Observed aurora forms:

  • Veil
  • Arcs
  • Belts
  • Rays

A nice aurora display happened in the evening of 10th of March 2012 in Sodankylä, Finland. During the best and most active phase of the display, the aurorae covered over 50% of the sky! The peak of activity happened @ 20:35-21:00.

In the best phase the aurorae were dominated by green colour, but also some red was visible, at least in the photos. Dominant aurora forms were belts, but also rays were present.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s