Batu Tara volcano Nov 2015: vulcanian explosions

Start of a moderately strong explosion - jets of dense tephra are propelled violently in all directions. On zooming in, only few few incandescent bombs can be seen. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Start of a moderately strong explosion - jets of dense tephra are propelled violently in all directi... [info]
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Hundreds of ballistic projectiles fly ahead of thee rising ash plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Hundreds of ballistic projectiles fly ahead of thee rising ash plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The sciara is covered with impacts and blocks starting to roll down towards the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The sciara is covered with impacts and blocks starting to roll down towards the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfe... [info]
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During the second night on Batu Tara, explosion increased in size and frequency. Early on 25 Nov, a larger explosion occurred with many incandescent bombs hitting the crater walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
During the second night on Batu Tara, explosion increased in size and frequency. Early on 25 Nov, a ... [info]
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Another strong eruption in the early hours of 25 Nov 2015 showers the outer southern crater wall with glowing bombs. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Another strong eruption in the early hours of 25 Nov 2015 showers the outer southern crater wall wit... [info]
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Powerful vulcanian explosion during the day (in the worst light) - the shock wave woke everybody up from resting in the shade. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful vulcanian explosion during the day (in the worst light) - the shock wave woke everybody up ... [info]
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Bombs rolling into the sea. The whole sciara is covered with dust from impacts. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bombs rolling into the sea. The whole sciara is covered with dust from impacts. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer... [info]
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Glowing trails on the sciara in the evening after an eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glowing trails on the sciara in the evening after an eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Vulcanian explosion with eruption lightning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vulcanian explosion with eruption lightning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Rising ash plume after the initial eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rising ash plume after the initial eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Bomb-rich vulcanian explosion at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bomb-rich vulcanian explosion at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A very strong explosion occurs on 26 Nov morning, observed from the boat. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A very strong explosion occurs on 26 Nov morning, observed from the boat. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Dense jets of bombs and ash leave radially from the expanding eruption cloud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Dense jets of bombs and ash leave radially from the expanding eruption cloud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash plume starting to rise from explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash plume starting to rise from explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Some local fishermen seem unimpressed by the eruption, which puts their boats in danger by projectiles and (as observed during previous occasions) pyroclastic flows. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Some local fishermen seem unimpressed by the eruption, which puts their boats in danger by projectil... [info]
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On the way back from Batu Tara on 26 Nov, strong explosions with ash plumes up to approx. 1 km height occur every half an hour. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On the way back from Batu Tara on 26 Nov, strong explosions with ash plumes up to approx. 1 km heigh... [info]
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