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Dim night shining clouds - 3.7.2017 at 00.55 - 3.7.2017 at 01.08 Laukaa Observation number 64983

Visibility II / V

Are those night clouds that illuminate them? I set out to describe the decline of the crescent moon, those clouds caught my attention. Were immobile all the time I was at the beach, maybe about an hour. I began to describe the phenomenon at the time of the lunar descent in one of the lands, and they remained in the sky after 1.08 o'clock. If I had known they were illuminating clouds, I would have immediately taken an initial picture of them, followed them more closely, and stayed on the beach later in the morning and taken certain pictures.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 1/8 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
    • Dim night shining clouds
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Tapio Lahtinen - 5.7.2017 at 15.48 Report this

Kyllä nuo yöpilviltä näyttäisivät.

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