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Clearly visible night shining clouds - 10.7.2018 at 01.00 - 10.7.2018 at 01.20 Ruovesi Observation number 75188

Visibility III / V


I still went to the balcony at night and noticed the clearly visible night clouds. I quickly grabbed the camera with a panoramic arm when I happened to have a 50mm lens attached. Sometimes I saw these before but the first case I documented. I kind of have to follow the night sky better this way even in summer. Angle of view roughly from north to east in between.



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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.

    • 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.

  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Clearly visible night shining clouds
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