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Post by Lussi05 » November 11th, 2011, 9:46 pm

Unfortunately it was very thick fog here also last night..couldn`t see anything :blush:
..but i found a link to some beautiful pictures of "UFO" clouds.
The latin name of the clouds are LENTICULARIS, and they are formed when pretty strong wind in the height is blowing over a mountain range:
http://nrk.no/nyheter/distrikt/nordland/1.7871971
(I don`t know if this is the right topic... :unsure: )

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Post by Lussi05 » November 14th, 2011, 9:10 pm

You have never seen The Earth like this before...
This is a time- lapse video put together of pictures from The Internationale Space Station. Several clips shows Aurora Borealis (The Northern Lights) and Aurora Australis (Southern Lights). The pictures are taken from august to october this year.
Here is the link, enjoy...
http://www.nrk.no/vitenskap-og-teknologi/1.7874974

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Post by macdoum » November 16th, 2011, 4:02 am

Lussio I also found this 'collection' of best Northern Lights videos (including the one quoted by Lussio ) including one taken from a cruise ship in Norway.;


http://www.visitnorwayblog.co.uk/2010/0 ... n-youtube/

Someone said Awesome :rolleyes: It is. !!
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Post by Lussi05 » December 7th, 2011, 11:17 pm

Astronomy picture of december 5 - Aurora over Norway:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap111205.html

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Post by macdoum » December 9th, 2011, 7:42 pm

Lussi05 wrote:Astronomy picture of december 5 - Aurora over Norway:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap111205.html
Lussio That is a very good photograph. :2thumbsup:
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Post by macdoum » December 9th, 2011, 7:54 pm

This link takes you to to a site to calculate Lunar & Solar eclipses;

http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/JLEX/JLEX-index.html

Courtesy of NASA and Chris O' Byrne & Fred Espenak.
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Post by Jo UK » December 16th, 2011, 12:40 am

I don't know if a shower of apples is an astronomical event or a weather phenomenon!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-co ... e-16203214

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Post by macdoum » December 16th, 2011, 2:43 am

:rotf: Jo,were they all bust ? I know 2011 was a bumper year for apple but ''Raining Apple"' is just too funny.
You must be envious,as you don't have your own apples yet.
I suppose you could call it a weather phenomenon. :laugh:
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Post by macdoum » January 2nd, 2012, 10:41 pm

:puzzled: Don't know if this has been posted before ?

http://www.sunrisesunsetmap.com/

Take a trip around the world and see the sunrise and moonrise times everywhere. Choose satellite or normal etc. :thumbs: I like to see the days getting longer too.!
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Post by alice44 » January 8th, 2012, 4:42 am

The moon over my house about 5pm this evening.

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Moon by alice_knitter, on Flickr

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Post by macdoum » January 20th, 2012, 2:26 am

Full Sky Aurora over Norway on Jan 3rd.2012

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120103.html
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Post by Lussi05 » January 20th, 2012, 9:26 pm

macdoum wrote:Full Sky Aurora over Norway on Jan 3rd.2012

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120103.html
WOW, it looks almost unreal...beautiful. Thank you Macdoum :wave:

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Post by macdoum » January 22nd, 2012, 12:40 am

:loveshower: ZE BUZZ live Aurora cam from Sweden. :shake:

http://www.auroraskystation.com/live-camera/9/
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Post by Kitty KCMO » January 22nd, 2012, 7:52 am

macdoum wrote::loveshower: ZE BUZZ live Aurora cam from Sweden. :shake:

http://www.auroraskystation.com/live-camera/9/
I went there & saw beauty! I posted photos in the other forum where you put this link, also.

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Post by macdoum » January 22nd, 2012, 9:01 pm

Kitty KCMO wrote: I went there & saw beauty! I posted photos in the other forum where you put this link, also.

viewtopic.php?p=124369#p124369
Live camera & Aurora continues,still as beautiful. :loveshower:
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Post by Lussi05 » January 22nd, 2012, 9:11 pm

Beautiful..Thank you Macdoum :bow:
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Post by macdoum » January 23rd, 2012, 4:56 am

Yes,it is beautiful. I never thought I could see such a thing live,direct. Its amazing.

I am switching off now with great regret. :slap: but one has to :sleeping: sometime. :D
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Post by Lussi05 » January 28th, 2012, 12:09 am

A picture from the Aurora cam this evening:
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Post by macdoum » February 5th, 2012, 5:02 am

NASA show a video of the Far Side of the Moon;

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/0 ... 49341.html
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Post by macdoum » February 11th, 2012, 5:45 am

:loveshower: The Most Beautiful video I have ever seen. :bow:

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120209.html
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