[AZ-Observing] Re: No Aurora from Four Peaks

  • From: Chris Schur <comets133@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 07:44:02 -0800 (PST)

Nice airplane trails Tom! ;)  The review of the 72 raw
frames show the maximim was around 7:25pm, it faded in
about an hour, then later after midnight, it flared up
again.  WEll talk about all of it tonight at the
party!

Chris
--- Tom Polakis <tpolakis@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> We were just southwest of Four Peaks from 8:20 to
> 9:10, and did not convincingly see a ruddy glow.  I
> will have to admit that we did see a couple
> Geminids.  The two photos taken with the 20mm lens
> (ISO 800, f/2.2, 20 sec.) on the car-roof tripod are
> here:
> 
> http://members.cox.net/tpolakis/astro/noaurora1.jpg
> http://members.cox.net/tpolakis/astro/noaurora2.jpg
> 
> Pointer stars in the Big Dipper in the lower left
> corner of "noaurora1".  I particularly like the
> Beehive rising over Four Peaks in "noaurora2".
> 
> Tom
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Take Care,

Chris
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