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Bright night shining clouds - 8.8.2020 at 00.00 Ikaalinen, Sisättö Observation number 92754

Visibility IV / V

Heidi Rikala, Ursa (Helsinki)

The beautiful night cloud play began at exactly midnight. The clouds were bright albeit in a small area. They moved slowly in the northern sky. Gradually they went lower towards the horizon. A beautiful and atmospheric moment of photography.



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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
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    • Very small area
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      Waves of noctilucent clouds are short, close groups of clouds.

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      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.

       

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    • Veil info

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  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Bright night shining clouds
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