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Noctilucent Cloud 2020 May 30-31


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About this observation
Jimmy Fraser
Time of observation
31/05/2020 - 01:45
Noctilucent Cloud
Observing location
Alness, Scotland.
Fuji XT4
Fuji 35mm f2
Exposure 0.1 second, ISO 640 f/2

This was easily the brightest and most complex display of NLC I have seen in May. I began observing NLC in July 1986.

A short timelapse and some live video can be found here (though nothing moves apart from birds in the live bits) it helps to illustrate what the display was like.

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