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Clearly visible night shining clouds - 7.7.2022 at 00.55 - 7.7.2022 at 02.25 Kouvola Observation number 108092

Visibility III / V

Antti Taskinen, Joensuun Seulaset

The first illuminating night clouds I noticed of the summer eventually spread over a relatively large area of the sky in a sector roughly extending from northwest to northeast. They contained a variety of fine shapes (at least in the opinion of an amateur), some even reminded me of small mammoths (second picture). Finally, a panorama of six vertical images, the others are single shots.



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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Brightness of the noctilucent clouds
    • Clearly visible night shining clouds
  • Cloud coverage in the sky
    • Covered 3/8 of the sky
  • Noctilucent clouds
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Waves info

      Waves of noctilucent clouds are short, close groups of clouds.

      Wavy NLC by Jari Luomanen.

       

      NLC waves by Hannu Määttänen.

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