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NLC 2019-08-12/13

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: 2019-08-12/13

   UT     forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
                  ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
--------  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
20:30:05  X                                  widespread cloud
20:45:06  X                                  widespread cloud
21:00:08  X                                  widespread cloud
21:15:19  X                                  widespread cloud
21:30:32  X                                  widespread cloud, smoke from Tattoo
21:45:46  X                                  widespread cloud, smoke from Tattoo
22:01:24  0                                  some cloud in NLC sector, widespread above, Glenrothes flaring
22:16:24  0                                  some cloud in NLC sector, widespread above, Glenrothes flaring
22:31:25  0                                  some cloud in NLC sector, widespread above, Glenrothes flaring
22:46:24  0                                  some cloud, Glenrothes flaring
02:01:24  0                                  clear, Glenrothes flaring
02:16:23  0                                  almost clear, Glenrothes flaring
02:31:24  0                                  almost clear, Glenrothes flaring
02:46:24  0                                  almost clear, Glenrothes flaring
03:00:54  0                                  almost clear, Glenrothes flaring
03:15:32  0                                  almost clear
03:30:09  0                                  almost clear
03:45:01  0                                  almost clear
04:00:05  0                                  almost clear

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: 2019-07-12/13
Start: 22:00
End: 04:00
Comments: almost clear

Images

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