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Clearly visible night shining clouds - 20.6.2019 at 00.12 - 20.6.2019 at 02.15 Lahti Observation number 83713

Visibility III / V

A mobile alarm from jogging, the northern half of the sky lapping at night clouds.


Added the rest of the images from the night to the report. Larger: pictures , video .

The strongest night cloud mass was sometimes seen in the west - northwest - north, where there was a lot of wave, but the eastern sky also had a single dim shape.

These northern backlit night clouds are clearly more glowing compared to the southern winning performances of the previous week. In a darker sky (assuming geometry still allowed for lighting), the show would have been very bright.

The flow of previous night clouds has been strongly south-oriented, now the direction seemed to be more to the west.

Interestingly, the normative clouds forming in the lower atmosphere also occasionally showed undulations or layering.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 3/8 of the sky
  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Clearly visible night shining clouds
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Ricoh GR + Manfrotto MP1 pocket stand (30g!), Sony a7S + Samyang 135mm, OnePlus 5T

Comments: 2 pcs
Samuli Ikäheimo - 20.6.2019 at 20.34 Report this

Lisätty video, kuvat ja raportti. 

Mikko Peussa - 20.6.2019 at 21.17 Report this

Hieno havainto kuvineen ja videoineen!

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