Northern Light Over Lake Baikal, Siberia, Asia
Taken by Chan Yuen Fai on April 4, 2019 @ Lake Baikal, Russia
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 600D
Exposure Time: 120/1
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 1600
Date Taken: 2019:04:13 14:15:53
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I was so surprised to observe reddish northern lights over Lake Baikal, Siberia during my travel to Russia. It was a clear dark sky without any human light pollution and I could see something bright in the north.
As checked in spaceweather, the KP index was only 3 and the latitude is only 53 degree north.
The picture was captured by a modified Canon EOS 600D with f2.8 11mm lens, 120s exposure with ISO1600.
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If you adjusting White Balance point correctly, then you would see that its not Aurora. :)
The reddish light is just remain from the sunset, as there is Zodiacal Light in the middle of the frame.
Posted by rmerzlyakov 2019-04-13 03:14:32
Thank you for your comments and study :) Indeed I got the same view as you at first, however, this picture was take at 10:30pm and this direction remains reddish until I stopped taking photography at 12am, while I checked that the Astronomical Twilight ended at around 9:30pm.
In another day which kp index was 1, I no longer capture this at similar time and only got Zodiacal light as you said :(
Posted by jcyf0007 2019-04-13 05:13:37
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