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Bright night shining clouds - 27.7.2021 at 23.30 - 28.7.2021 at 01.30 Rautalampi Observation number 100065

Visibility IV / V

Emma Bruus, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

"If I fall into this reed, will the car key still work?" an inch as I ascended horror scenarios spinning on a vaguely glowing bench.

Thus, in the north, the appropriate darkness does not begin until the very end of July. The holiday was located in the best night cloud season, so they had to be photographed.

In the early evening, the night clouds seemed so thick in places that they were difficult to identify. In the light fog, however, filamentous structures stood out, which led to a familiar observation site on the shore of the church village. The view to the north was the best in the near future.

To my surprise, the most spectacular night clouds were to the east and going west was slower.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 5/8 of the sky
  • Noctilucent clouds
    • Waves info

      Waves of noctilucent clouds are short, close groups of clouds.

      Wavy NLC by Jari Luomanen.


      NLC waves by Hannu Määttänen.

    • Band info

      Bands of noctilucent clouds are long, stripe like cloudformation.

      A single, very bright NLC band. Photo by Mikko Peussa.


      On the upper left corner, rising bands are clear on the image. Whereas waves of NLC cover the bottom right side of the image. Photo by Juha Tonttila.

    • Veil info

      The night cloud vail is a vague thin night shining cloud with no clear structure.

      Noctilucent cloud veil with one strong belt formation. Image by Veikko Mäkelä.

  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Bright night shining clouds
Comments: 2 pcs
Mikko Peussa - 29.7.2021 at 19.41 Report this

Hieno setti ja luovuudelle peukut. Muistuu myös mieleen eräs yöni Kemiönsaarella lähes tasan 4 vuotta sitten (26.7.2017). Lähinnä ykköskuvan mallin asennosta ja myös hyvistä yöpilvistä.

Pirjo Koski - 29.7.2021 at 21.01 Report this

Todella kauniit kuvat ja hulvaton kertomus :) 

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