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Denis Buczynski
Time of observation
31/05/2020 - 01:22
Noctilucent Cloud display
Observing location
Tarbatness Highland Scotland
Samyang 14mm f/4+Canon 1000D
1x1s ISO 800
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Hello all,

There was an bright NLC display seen here at Tarbatness last night 20200530_31. First seen at around 01:00 UT(by my wife Liz) as a bright discreet patch at about 30 degrees altitude in the NE sky. This patch rapidly expanded westward and up towards the zenith. There were filiments and ladder types on display. The ladder forms became more widely separated as they moved toward the zenith. The display covered around 120 degrees of azimuth and was close to the zenith as the dawn sky began to overwhelm the diisplay. This was the first display seen there this season and I was suprised to see it so bright and extensive. I looked at the daisy wheel diagram on earlier tin the day and saw that there were NLC recorded but only close the the polar regions. I was not expecting to see any at this 58dN latitude so soon. Image attached taken at 01:22 UT

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