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NLC 2016-07-27/28

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: 2016-07-27/28

   UT     forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
                  ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
--------  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
21:00:01  0                                  cloud to h 5, some higher
21:15:01  0                                  cloud to h 5, some higher
21:30:02  0                                  cloud to h 5
21:45:02  0
22:00:10  0                                  some cloud patches
22:15:18  0                                  some cloud patches
22:30:32  0                                  some cloud patches
22:45:46  X                                  cloud to h 5
23:00:47  X                                  cloud to h 5
23:16:24  X                                  some cloud patches
23:31:23  X                                  significant cloud
23:46:24  X                                  significant cloud
00:01:24  0                                  significant cloud higher up
00:16:24  0                                  significant cloud higher up
00:31:24  X                                  almost overcast
00:46:24  X                                  almost overcast
01:00:47  X                                  almost overcast
01:15:47  X                                  almost overcast
01:30:26  X                                  almost overcast
01:45:47  X                                  almost overcast
02:00:32  X                                  almost overcast
02:15:32  X                                  almost overcast
02:30:33  X                                  almost overcast
02:45:09  X                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
03:00:02  X                                  cloud to h 5, higher patches
03:15:01  X                                  cloud to h 5
03:30:01  X                                  cloud to h 5

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: 2016/07/27-28
Start: 21:00
End: 00:15
Comments: cloud 22:45 to 23:45

Images

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