Just came home at 22:30 local time (21:30UT) and found a weak Aurora going on. Not very bright and a weak "beamer" has been visible for a few moments only. I was outside until 22:15UT. The brightness decreased rapidly.

2013-10-30 21:52UT 35mm 1:1,8 15sec ISO1000 : Mostly greenish appearance

2013-10-30 21:54UT 35mm 1:1,8 15sec ISO1000

2013-10-30 21:56UT 35mm 1:1,8 15sec ISO1000


Optics           : StellarVue Nighthawk Achromat Refractor d=80mm f=480mm (f=1/6)
                 : Intes MK-67 Maksutov Type Reflector d=150mm f=1800mm (f=1/12)
Camera           : NIKON D7000 DSLR unmodified
                 : The Imaging Source DMK21AU4.AS monochrome USB highspeed camera
                 : Philips ToUcam 740 Color WebCam
Filter           : IR/UV Cut, Astronomik H-Alpha, Astronomik LRGB
add. optics      : ED 2x Barlow lens
                 : 35mm, 50mm, 135mm and 200mm NIKON lenses available
Mount            : VIXEN GP with MT1 / Littlefoot Controller
Guiding          : PHD
Aquisition       : Robust Sony VAYO Pentium4 Notebook (Windows XP) or DELL D820 DualCore (Windows 7)
Image Processing : ImagesPlus, NeatImage 7, PaintShopPro XI, PhotoShop LE 9, Registax 6, AviStack 2.0