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NLC 2016-08-05/06

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: 2016-08-05/06

   UT     forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
                  ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
--------  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
20:45:02  X                                  almost overcast
21:00:01  X                                  almost overcast
21:15:02  X                                  almost overcast
21:30:10  X                                  almost overcast
21:45:19  X                                  almost overcast
22:00:32  X                                  almost overcast
22:15:47  X                                  cloud to h 15, higher on right
22:31:24  X                                  cloud to h 15
22:46:24  X                                  cloud to h 5 or 10
23:00:47  X                                  cloud to h 5
23:15:46  X                                  cloud to h 5
23:30:47  0                                  cloud patches to h 5, lasers from Castle
23:45:47  0                                  cloud patches to h 5, lasers from Castle
01:01:24  0                                  lasers from Castle
01:16:23  0                                  cloud patches to h 5
01:31:24  0
01:46:24  0                                  lasers from Castle
02:00:47  0
02:15:47  0                                  some cloud patches above
02:30:18  0                                  cloud patches above
02:45:19  X                                  patchy cloud
03:00:19  X                                  almost overcast
03:15:02  X                                  cloud on right
03:30:02  0                                  cloud in bottom right
03:45:01  0

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: 2016/08/05-06
Start: 23:30
End: 02:30
Comments: some cloud

Images

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