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NLC 2012-07-15/16

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.

          unattended dSLR with limited field of view A ~325-35, h ~0-40
          images every 15 min
Date: 2012-07-15/16

  UT   forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
               ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
-----  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
21:30  0                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
21:45  0                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
22:00  0                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
22:15  0                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
22:30  0
22:45  0
23:00  0
23:15  0
23:30  0
23:45  0                                  thin cirrus
00:00  0                                  thin cirrus
00:15  0                                  thin cirrus
00:30  0                                  thin cirrus
00:45  0                                  thin cirrus
01:00  0                                  thin cirrus
01:15  X                                  patchy cloud
01:30  X                                  patchy cloud
01:45  X                                  widespread cloud
02:00  X                                  widespread cloud
02:15  X                                  almost overcast
02:30  X                                  almost overcast
02:45  X                                  almost overcast
03:00  X                                  almost overcast
03:15  X                                  almost overcast

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: Edinburgh
Date: 2012/07/15-16
Start: 21:30
End: 01:00
Comments: some cloud

Images

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