Sept. 15-18, 2000, Aurora Gallery
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Summary: A solar filament collapsed on Sept. 12, 2000; the resulting explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection toward Earth. The expanding cloud swept past Earth on Sept. 15th and triggered several days of moderate geomagnetic activity.

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  Photographer, Location Images Comments

Pekka Parviainen, Turku, Finland Sept. 17-18 #1, #2, #3, more The days around Sept 18th were good ones for aurora watchers in Finland, says Parviainen.

Tom Eklund, Valkeakoski, Finland Sept. 15-17 #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, more Photo details: Lens:50mm f/1.4 at f/2.0 Film: Kodak Gold (negative) 400 Exposure time: 30 sec.

Dominic Cantin, 75 km north of Quebec City, Canada, in the Laurentides Wildlife Reserve
Sept. 16
#1, #2, #3, #4 Photo details: 28mm @ f 2.8 , ~25 sec, Fuji Superia 800

George Varros, central Maryland, USA
Sept. 17-18
#1, #2, more G. Varros: "These images are composites of a few 8 second images taken in succession using a Nikon CoolPix 950. "

Timo Leponiemi, Hyvinkää, Finland
Sept. 17-18
#1, #2, more none

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