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Bright night shining clouds - 8.7.2020 at 23.52 - 9.7.2020 at 02.57 Lahti Observation number 91671

Visibility IV / V

Classically pretty northern victorious night clouds, partly with a touch of zenith.

Looking for tighter boundaries on the telecom, you can find wildly detailed details in the clouds. 4.7. compared to the nights, the wave density is higher, probably due to a more oblique angle of view (closer to the horizon).

Closer to the three, Comet C / 2020 F3 Neowise also managed to hit the box. At dusk it remains rather modest, but perhaps the natural pastel shades place a bit.

Timelapse between 1.20 and 2.00.

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Edit: Timelapse on youtube.

Original text below, at 11:52 p.m .:


Alarm report: dim night clouds in the north.

Take the comet with you! :)

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Additional information
  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered about half 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.

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

Sony RX100 VII, RX1R II

Comments: 4 pcs
Samuli Ikäheimo - 10.7.2020 at 00.22 Report this

Hälytysraportti päivitetty.
Ps. taitaa yöpilviä nytkin näkyä..

Tero Sipinen - 10.7.2020 at 12.18 Report this

Todella nätisti velloo!

Samuli Ikäheimo - 10.7.2020 at 13.55 Report this

Kiitos! Vahdin pakkauksen myötä lisäsin timelapsesta parempilaatuisen version myös youtubeen:

Tapio Lahtinen - 10.7.2020 at 19.42 Report this

Hienot kuvat.
Videosta tulee mieleen lainehtiva meri, ja jostain syystä Solaris.

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