AURORA and SOLAR SECTION
ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY of NEW ZEALAND
REPORTS OF AURORA AUSTRALIS SEEN DURING
1998 DECEMBER

All dates and times UTC

Dec 7 09:00 Bright glow on southern horizon.
                (S43.6 E172.5) - Templeton, Canterbury, New Zealand
            09:30 Glow to south and south-west through cloud gaps and rain.
                (S43.2 E172.6) - near Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand

Dec 8 13:30 Bright white glow in south.
                (S46.4 E169.8) - Otekura, South Otago, New Zealand

Dec 21 12:15 Bright white glow in south.
                (S46.4 E169.8) - Otekura, South Otago, New Zealand

Dec 25 10:00 to 11:00 Strong light-green glow in south.
                (S45.1 E171.0) - Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand
            12:30 Bright in south with a few pink and green rays to elev 20. Did not last long.
                (S46.4 E169.8) - Otekura, South Otago, New Zealand