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StatusShutdown of optics and dome heat off 30.07.2017
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Aurora Forecast 3D released
10.08.2017
The new auroral forecast is now finally released. It is a cross-platform app for both Apple and Windows computers. It is published on Google Play for Android and App Store for iOS phones. It forecasts the aurora oval up to +0, +1, and +4 hours ahead in time at any location on the planet using a 3D graphical layout.
360 image of the aurora
03.03.2017
I finally got some time to play with the Ricoh Theta S camera. My first target is the substorm aurora above Svalbard on 3rd of Mars 2017. The exposure time is 3.5 second at ISO 1600. This is promising indeed!
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Photo: F. Sigernes
Doctor Xiangcai Chen
28.02.2017
Salute! Xiangcai Chen has defended with success his PhD thesis titled: "A study of dayside open/closed field line boundary dynamics using simultaneous ground-based optical and HF radar observations". The defense was on Tuesday 28th of February 2017.