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NLC 2020-06-29/30

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: Edinburgh, 55.9N 3.2W
          unattended compact camera with limited field of view
          images every 15 min
Date: 2020-06-29/30

   UT     forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
                  ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
--------  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
23:15:09  II         1    12                 patchy cloud
23:45:19  II         2    10                 through cloud
01:15:19  II         2                       through cloud
01:30:10  II         2    20                 cloud on left
01:45:09  II,III     2    20                 some patchy cloud
02:00:07  NLC?       1                       a few cloud patches
02:15:06  II         1    23                 almost clear
02:30:05  NLC?       1    20                 a few 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 positive sightings of NLC are reported to the NLC Observers' Home Page:

Name: Horst Meyerdierks
Country: Scotland
Location: Edinburgh
Date: 2020-06-29/30
Start: 23:15
End: 02:30
Forms: II,III
Max elevation: 23
Max brightness: 2
Comments: partly cloudy

forms: I: veil
       II: bands
       III: waves
       IV: whirls
       NLC: other than or multiple of I-IV
brightness: 1: very weak
            2: clearly detected
            3: clearly visible
            4: very bright
            5: extremely bright