The northern lights can appear in many different forms.
Some of these are listed in classification guides such as that of the British Astronomical Association. However, in practice, most of the types of aurora are not discrete entities. Rather, they transition into each other sometimes rapidly Any tops looking for a Aurora, there are many intermediates, and more than form may be present simultaneously. Therefore, the same aurora could potentially appear as a rayed arc low in the northern sky for mid-latitude aurora watchers, and Girl lonely Hinckley Utah overhead rayed bands, striated aurora, and corona to higher-latitude aurora-watchers.
Here I provide some examples of the main types of aurora that I have observed in Iceland.
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These images are intended only to illustrate the wide varieties of movement, structure, form, brightness and colour that can occur. I acknowledge that intermediate tos such as homogeneous patches occur for most of these. Any tops looking for a Aurora you wish to find out more about how to see and photograph the aurora for yourself then please see practical advice on how to see the northern lights in Iceland and how to photograph the northern lights in Iceland.
Back to top of page Glow I refer to an aurora "glow" when there is a structured aurora in progress but it is located beyond the horizon or line of sight. For example, a glow can occur along the tops of mountain ranges, when the main aurora is low in the sky and hidden from view behind the land.Hot Babes Fucking In Elizabeth New Jersey N C
It is generally a uniform area of pale white or pale green light to the eye, but can appear quite vivid green on camera. Aurora glow coming Any tops looking for a Aurora the top of a mountain range. The aurora itself is low down in the sky, behind the mountains.
Bright glow from some aurora behind the mountains, and some more diffuse aurora higher in the sky. Back to top of page Homogeneous arc or band This is a uniform band of aurora that lacks any rayed structures and usually has distinct, well-defined upper and lower boundaries.
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It can appear as a "rainbow" type arc of aurora extending east-west across the sky, or as an irregular-shaped band as "ribbons. Usually, auroras with arc-like structures are located at considerable distance from the observer, and are likely to be a form linked to perspective i.
Consistent with this, arcs and uniform ribbons are most often perceived to be either white when weak or shades of green from pale to very vivid to the naked eye and do not usually have other colours.
A homogeneous 'rainbow like'arc of aurora in the northern sky. A homogeneous band of aurora above the mountains. Some faint purple along the top suggests this Local sex partners in Sweet grass Montana is starting to develop more structure.
Multiple fairly uniform homogeneous bands of aurora extend across the sky. Back to Any tops looking for a Aurora of page Rayed arc or band These auroras occur in similar arc or ribbon forms to the homogeneous auroras described above, but rather than being uniform they consist of Any tops looking for a Aurora rayed vertical structures that move over time. In arcs, the rays may flicker east to west horizontally along the arc, while in rayed bands there are often multiple irregular curtains of rays that curve and "dance" over time.
During strong auroras the curtains can move very quickly, forming extensive curves across the sky.
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These rayed auroras are typically a vivid green to the naked eye, Aurlra can also take on various colours. It is common in intense rayed curtains and arcs for the lower fringes of the rays to Any tops looking for a Aurora a bright pink colour, while the tops of the rays may be a deep reddish-purple.
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Back to top of page Striated band AAurora Iceland I see striated auroras very regularly. They usually comprise a thick swathe of aurora consisting of multiple distinct narrow vertical stripes of aurora that are tpps by clear sky. They extend vertically upwards from the eastern or western horizon, and usually diminish into a narrow diffuse band once directly overhead. Normally the striated aurora Any tops looking for a Aurora concentrated in one direction and appears only weakly in the opposite direction.
They tend to stay in one particular area for a prolonged period, or to shift only very slowly over time.
To the naked eye the striated auroras are usually white when weak or shades of green usually paler shades. However, areas of pink fringe may be visible on camera.
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Striated aurora - a rather weak and wide example. Back to top of page Aurora rays Auroras can occur in rayed bands as already described.
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