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Eye-catching night shining clouds - 12.8.2016 at 23.50 - 13.8.2016 at 01.10 Kajaani Observation number 55923

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Jarmo Moilanen, Ursa (Pohjois-Suomi)

A bright night cloud play shot while watching Perseids. I photographed the play from time to time from a field. I also photographed the details (Figures 3-5).

Pictures taken 1) at 23:57, 2) at 00:50, 3) at 00:55, 4) at 00:56, and 5) at 00:57.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 1/4 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.

Technical information

Nikon D7000. Nikkor 10.5mm FE and Tamron 18-270mm VR.

Comments: 1 pcs
Teijo Särkkä - 15.8.2016 at 12.39 Report this

On komeat !!

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