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NLC 2013-05-14/15

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: Royal Observatory Edinburgh, 55.9N 3.2W
          unattended compact camera with limited field of view
          A ~325-35, h ~0-40; images every 15 min
Date: 2013-05-14/15

   UT     forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
                  ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
--------  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
21:00:02  0
21:15:01  0
21:30:02  0
21:45:10  0
22:00:32  0
22:15:53  0
22:31:30  0
22:46:24  0
23:01:24  0
23:17:34  0
23:32:33  0
23:47:33  0
00:02:34  0                                  some cloud to h 6
00:16:24  0                                  some cloud to h 8
00:31:23  0                                  some cloud to h 6
00:46:24  0                                  some cloud to h 5
01:01:24  0                                  some cloud to h 5
01:16:24  0                                  some cloud to h 5
01:31:24  0                                  some cloud to h 5, higher on right
01:45:47  0
02:00:53  0                                  possible Iridium flare
02:15:32  0
02:30:19  0
02:45:07  0
03:00:02  X                                  cloud band
03:15:01  X                                  cloud above h 10
03:30:01  X                                  some cloud

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: 2013/05/14-15
Start: 21:00
End: 02:45
Comments: some cloud

Images

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