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Eye-catching night shining clouds - 21.7.2021 at 00.20 - 21.7.2021 at 02.10 Tampere Observation number 99846

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Jari Luomanen, Ursa (Länsi-Suomi)

There was even strong intensity in this play - it goes by throwing it into my own TOP 3 list! Brightness, scope and contrast were enough. In addition, the shapes were incredibly beautiful to my own eyes, especially at one time in the morning.

The strong wind made it a bit difficult to shoot, but by trying stubbornly I got even a little unwavering branches in the pictures when I whitewashed the place appropriately.

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  • Havainto
    • Night shining clouds
  • Noctilucent clouds
    • Unusual forms info

      Relatively rarely, there are special shapes in the night shining cloud displays that do not belong to the shapes listed above. Such may be, for example, thick lumpy formations that appear as some kind of patches. They may also be associated with an unusual color tone.

    • 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
    • Eye-catching night shining clouds
Comments: 4 pcs
Mikko Peussa - 22.7.2021 at 19.48 Report this

Kauniit kuvat, hienot yöpilvet!

Matti Helin - 22.7.2021 at 19.58 Report this


Jari Luomanen - 22.7.2021 at 23.55 Report this

Tämä oli kyllä hulppea näytös. Olisi kiva tietää tarkalleen, millainen prosessi tuotti näin kirkkaat yökköset. 

Jari Luomanen - 23.7.2021 at 14.46 Report this

Lisäsin linkin youtube-videoon. Hieman live-tunnelmaa. 

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