Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Sky Roads of Kauttua



Thanks to airborne ice crystals reflecting street lights into the sky—an effect known as light pillars—the small Finnish village of Kauttua was greeted with an astral image of itself, as seen in this photo by Mia Heikkilä.

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ViljaMia said...

#LuxEura
© Mia Heikkilä 2016

https://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/47474
#Taivaanvahti
#Ursa

Huikea havainto - Euran kadut heijastuvat taivaalle
https://www.avaruus.fi/uutiset/tahtiharrastus-ja-taivaanilmiot/huikea-havainto-euran-kadut-heijastuvat-taivaalle.html

Apod
Reflected town map
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/fza68.htm

Light pillars - Light map in the sky
http://spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id=121829

One of the Single Weirdest “Lights in the Sky” Events Ever: City Map Drawn in the Sky
http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/01/16/optical_phenomenon_draws_a_map_of_a_city_in_the_sky.html

#Finland #Kauttua #Eura