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NLC 2015-07-20/21

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: 2015-07-20/21

   UT     forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
                  ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
--------  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
21:15:01  X
21:30:05  X
21:45:01  X
22:00:09  X
22:15:10  X
22:30:10  X
22:45:19  X
23:00:54  X
23:15:53  X
23:31:24  X
23:46:24  X
00:01:24  X
00:16:24  X
00:31:23  X
00:46:24  0                                  cloud to h 5
01:00:47  0                                  cloud to h 5, patches to h 15
01:15:46  0                                  cloud to h 5, patches to h 25
01:30:32  0
01:45:32  0
02:00:09  0
02:15:02  0
02:30:02  0
02:45:02  0
03:00:02  0                                  patchy cloud
03:15:01  0                                  cloud patches

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

Name: Horst Meyerdierks
Country: Scotland
Location: Edinburgh
Date: 2015/07/20-21
Start: 00:45
End: 03:15
Comments: Cloud patches.

Images

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