Thursday, 8 March 2012

Fantastic Northern Lights across Lapland!

Last night, after an X-class solar flare, there appeared very beautiful northern lights across large parts of Scandinavia and Finland. The All-Sky Camera of the Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory, which is part of the University of Oulu, and a partner in the current EISCAT_3D Preparatory Phase Study, have been recording these events all night.  The best 2 hours of auroral display have now been uploaded to YouTube for you to enjoy!

Watch the movie here!

Images by Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory, colourisation and movie by Thomas Ulich.

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