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NLC 2010-08-30/31

BAA report

The report to the BAA Aurora Section gives an overview of the night, which times were cloudy, free of NLC, or with sightings of NLC.

Name of observer: Horst Meyerdierks
Location: Stichill Eastfield, 55.7N 2.4W
          unattended dSLR with limited field of view A ~310-20, h ~0-40
          images every 15 min
Date: 2010-08-30/31

  UT   forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
               ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
-----  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
19:45  0                                  cloud to h 4
20:00  0                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
20:15  0                                  some cloud to h 8
20:30  0                                  almost clear
20:45  0                                  almost clear
21:00  0                                  clear
03:15  X                                  lightbox
03:30  X                                  lightbox
03:45  X                                  lightbox
04:00  0                                  cloud to h ~10
04:15  0                                  thin cloud to h ~15
04:30  0                                  thin cloud to h 12
04:45  0                                  cloud to h 8

forms: I: veil
       II: bands
       III: waves
       IV: whirls
       NLC: other than or multiple of I-IV
       0: no NLC
       X: no decision possible (mist, cloud etc.)
brightness: 1: very weak
            2: clearly detected
            3: clearly visible
            4: very bright
            5: extremely bright

NLCnet report

The main periods of absence of NLC are reported to the NLC Observers' Home Page:

Name: Horst Meyerdierks
Country: Scotland
Location: Stichill
Date: 2010/08/30-31
Start: 19:45
End: 21:00
Comments: 

Name: Horst Meyerdierks
Country: Scotland
Location: Stichill
Date: 2010/08/30-31
Start: 04:00
End: 04:45
Comments: 

Images

No NLC has been observed, hence no images are made available here.