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Clearly visible night shining clouds - 4.6.2023 at 23.48 - 5.6.2023 at 02.00 Laitila Observation number 116515

Visibility III / V

Pirjo Koski, Porin Karhunvartijat

Tomorrow, crazy pictures from the night. I didn't expect such a wide and intense pictures added.

The spectacle began to take shape in the sky before midnight (at 11:48 p.m.) and when returning home from an evening walk with Riku, we wondered whether the fibers appearing in the east/southeast direction were aircraft debris or perhaps the beginnings of night owls. Thoughts were exchanged with Matias Takala, and Matias defended the yökkös at the very beginning, when the signatory still hesitated.

I finally went home to pick up the shaker and during that time the sky was full of night sky and there was hardly any ambiguity. I had to rush to the neighbor's house to capture the season's first, rather raucous, vypis that were scattered over a wide area. the night cloud area was located in the sky in such a way that the only area where no clouds could be seen was the direction of the south, right on the side of the Moon. There was a light fiber above the trees in the north as well, but it was left out of the picture, because the directions to the east and west took all the attention.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Clearly visible night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered about half 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.

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Pictures Oneplus pro 10 mobile phone and Canon EOS 6D & Canon 24-105mm ISO 100, f8-10, 1.5-3.5s

Comments: 2 pcs
Pentti Arpalahti - 6.6.2023 at 11.51 Report this

Kuvassa, jossa on aikaleima 23:48, en erota muita pilviä kuin tumma pilvisuikale vasemmalla alhaalla ja keskellä kuvan poikki kulkeva heikosti punertava kaistale, joka voi olla vastaruskon viime vivahteita. Oma kokemukseni on ja tässäkin näytöksessä oli, että kamera on selvästi parempi kuin silmät, kun taustataivas on vielä vaalea (aurinko oli vasta nelisen astetta horisontin alapuolella).

Pirjo Koski - 6.6.2023 at 14.24 Report this

Jokaisella on oma näkemyksensä eikä kuvaa ole käsitelty mitenkään :)Sen kuvassa olevan vaalean kuidun perusteella jäin kuitenkin kytikseen.

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