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Bright night shining clouds - 19.7.2016 at 01.50 Turku Observation number 54647

Visibility IV / V

Johannes Dahlström, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

My first handsome night cloud sighting this summer. The play caught my attention from the window, and I had to leave the river bank. Pictured is a view to the northeast.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 3/8 of the sky
  • Noctilucent clouds
    • 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.

  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Bright night shining clouds
Technical information

Canon EOS 80D & Sigma 10-20mm f / 4-5.6 10mm f / 8.0 20s ISO 100

Comments: 1 pcs
Mikko Peussa - 19.7.2016 at 14.02 Report this

Hieno taivas. Kaunis oli yö kyllä!

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