Aurora Borealis 1980-1988

Samples from these early years of first fast slide films! I vaguely recall that sometimes late 70s we got Ektachrome 400, which, however, was not too sensitive to red aurora. Later Fuji introduced P1600, which became #1 film due to its excess sensitivity to aurora's red (images on the last row). Image re01052 shows a phenomenon called SAR: a faint reddish diffuse band of aurora (usually cross southern sky) after a major auroral storm; it is not visible to naked eye (except observer may have a hint that sky is not perfectly black).


re00114

re00124

re00131

re00142

re00524

re00542

re00611

re00632

re00722

re00822

re00832

re00843

re00923

re01052

re01114

re01124

re01131



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