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NLC 2009-08-26/27

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 dSLR with limited field of view A ~325-35, h ~0-40
          images every 5 min
Date: 2009-08-26/27

  UT   forms  bright   height   azimuth   comments
               ness   top bot  left rght  e.g. weather
-----  -----  ------  --- ---  ---- ----  --------------------------------
20:00  X                                  cloud
20:15  0                                  cloud to h 20
20:30  0                                  cloud low on horizon
20:45  X                                  cloud on left to h 25
21:00  X                                  cloud
21:15  X                                  cloud
21:30  X                                  cloud
03:00  0                                  clear
03:15  0                                  clear
03:30  0                                  cloud to h 5, few thin patches higher
03:45  0                                  some cloud on horizon, few thin patches higher
04:00  0                                  some cloud on horizon, few thin patches higher
04:15  0                                  little low cloud
04:30  0                                  little low cloud

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.)

NLCnet report

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

Name: Horst Meyerdierks
Country: Scotland
Location: Edinburgh
Date: 2009/08/26-27
Start: 20:15
End: 04:30
Comments: Cloud 20:45 to 21:30.


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