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Observation by Jimmy Fraser: NLC at Alness 17-18 July 2019

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Jimmy Fraser


Jimmy Fraser


2019 Jul 18 - 00:22


2019 Jul 18 - 21:36


Noctilucent cloud

  • Fuji XT3
  • Samyang 16mm f2.0

Exposure 0.5 second f2.0 ISO 400


Alness, Scotland.

Target name

Noctilucent Cloud


NLC at Alness 17-18 July 2019

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First seen from home just after midnight (UT) so decided to go to the local golf course for a better view. It was limited to a height of about 30° at first. The sky was fairly clear but gradually clouded over so travelled home expecting that the show was over. Twenty minutes or so later the sky cleared again and the NLC display rapidly spread and reached the zenith closer to dawn.

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