November 2004

Night of 29/30 November - unfortunately the clouds rolled in just after sunset. So only a brief movie of the sunset and the appearance of the glow...
Macromedia Flash movie (Size 366 kB)

Night of 28/29 November - A near to full moon and no clouds, with several glows visible throughout the entire night! NB. Only the region of the crater is animated in this movie (for maximum quality and smallest file size).
Macromedia Flash movie (Size 296 kB)

Night of 27/28 November - The full moon illuminates the mountain and the glow puts on a good show for the entire night.
Macromedia Flash movie (Size 646 kB)

Night of 26/27 November - The moon illuminates the mountain and the glow puts on a brief display for a couple of hours.
Macromedia Flash movie (Size 424 kB)

Night of 22/23 November - the mountain and the clouds were illuminated by the moon early in the night and the glow was visible several times in gaps in the clouds. Watch the movie here! (size 464 kB) Note: This movie was edited to remove long periods of time without any visible glow.

Sunset on 21 November - the glow appeared at sunset then the clouds rolled in around 18:30 and remained for the rest of the night. So only a brief Flash movie of the sunset and the appearance of the glow. (size 263 kB)

Night of 16/17 November - nothing visible until after 11:00pm due to obscuring clouds, then a quite vigorous and bright display with multiple glows visible throughout the rest of the night. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 192 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 204 kB)

Night of 14/15 November - Two distinct glows flickered on and off throughout the entire night. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 204 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 204 kB)

Night of 13/14 November - The glow is visible and active for most of the night. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 256 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 200 kB)

Night of 12/13 November - The glow is visible and active prior to about midnight, then little visible activity - possibly due to obscuring clouds. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 192 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 200 kB)

Night of 11/12 November - A number of plumes visible throughout the night. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 196 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 200 kB)

Night of 10/11 November - Little activity for the first couple of hours, followed by a sequence of bright but intermittent glows visible throughout the rest of the night. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 195 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 202 kB)

Night of 9/10 November - 2 glows visible throughout most of the night. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 176 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 197 kB)

Night of 8/9 November - the glow(s) persisted throughout the entire night, with up to 4 small glows visible at different times. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 164 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 190 kB)

Night of 7/8 November - the glow persisted throughout the entire night, with several small glows visible at different times. It is interesting that the brightest and most constant of the "glows" does not appear to correspond to the most visible source of the steam plumes during the day. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 165 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 195 kB)

Night of 6/7 November - the glow persisted throughout the night, with multiple small glows visible at different times. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 164 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 189 kB)

Night of 5/6 November - the glow persisted for most of the night, with only a couple of brief flashes, probably due to minor increases in steam/ash release from the vents. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 164 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 193 kB)

On the night of 4/5 November the glow persisted for the entire night, but was relatively uniform, with only a brief flash of activity around 4:00am possibly coinciding with a brief increase in activity (possible ash eruption?). The mountain wasn't noticeably illuminated by the waning moon. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 157 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 188 kB)

On the night of 3/4 November the glow persisted for the entire night, with several plumes visible in the images. The mountain wasn't noticeably illuminated by the waning moon. Note: Only the area of the glow near the vents is animated in these movies.
Flash movie - showing only the glow (size 169 kB)
Flash movie - showing the glow superimposed on a background image (taken 3 Nov 15:56) for reference (size 192 kB)