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Ursa Astronomical Association
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Ursa Astronomical Association

Clearly visible night shining clouds - 17.7.2020 at 01.30 - 17.7.2020 at 02.30 Ruovesi Observation number 92030

Visibility III / V


Already a few nights already spotted random rags but last night already showed a little more. The nights in the Pirkanmaa region are still a bit too bright. These illuminating night clouds began to appear around half past two, and by two times were perhaps best seen. These pictures were taken only after two when they were already starting to dim. The first picture dealt with a little more, 2-4 then giving a slightly more realistic idea of what it really looked like.



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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.

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

Canon 80D and Sigma 17-50 f / 2.8

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