AURORA and SOLAR SECTION
ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY of NEW ZEALAND
REPORTS OF AURORA AUSTRALIS SEEN DURING
2002 AUGUST

All dates and times UTC

Aug 1 10:30 Faint glow az 160 to 210, elev 5. IBC 1.
                (S46.4 E168.3) - Otatara, Invercargill, New Zealand

Aug 2 10:55 to 11:20 Glow az 160 to 220, elev 8. Area centred on az 200 slowly varied in brightness during this time. Glow barely discernable at 11:20.
                (S46.4 E168.3) - Otatara, Invercargill, New Zealand

Aug 9 12:30 Faint glow on horizon. Strong line in spectroscope.
            1:30 Glow brighter now, IBC 1, SE to SW to 10 elev.
            2:45 Sky clear, No aurora.
                (S45.8 E169.3) - Edievale, West Otago, New Zealand