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Noctilucent Cloud


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About this observation
Dominic Ford (site admin)
Time of observation
02/07/2017 - 01:00
Noctilucent Cloud
Observing location
Lund, Sweden
Canon EOS 750D
15 seconds at ISO 100

I got distracted by work last night, and just as I was heading to bed at 2am CEST, I noticed that the northern sky had lots of odd-looking bright streaks across it. Having been a southerner until recently, I'd never seen noctilucent clouds before, but it was fairly obvious what they were. I was struck by how bright they were - I could see them out the window without turning the light out. They persisted for an hour before fading into dawn twilight.

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