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Clearly visible night shining clouds - 24.6.2022 at 00.50 - 24.6.2022 at 01.15 Rusko Observation number 107327

Visibility III / V

Mikko Peussa, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

The illuminating night clouds first began to appear between the north and the northeast. The focus then shifted north and finally the show began to fade even before the darkest moment of the night.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Clearly visible night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 1/8 of the sky
  • Noctilucent clouds
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Waves info

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

      Wavy NLC by Jari Luomanen.


      NLC waves by Hannu Määttänen.

Technical information

A blurred mask (USM) has been used in the second and triple images. In the last two-image gif animation, you can see the effect of blur on dim night clouds.

Comments: 1 pcs
Pentti Arpalahti - 24.6.2022 at 13.18 Report this

Toisinaan käy niin. että tavallaan turhaan hosuu näytöksen alussa, mutta nämä hiipivätkin pian pois näyttämöltä.

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