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Clouds Light the Night

As spring turns to summer in the northern hemisphere, unusual streaks of clouds form high in the atmosphere around sunset.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using Cloud Imaging and Particle Size (CIPS) data from the NASA Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) mission and the University of Colorado Boulder. Photograph by NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Thomas Appéré. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published June 26, 2019
Data acquired June 12, 2019

Sources:
AIM
Curiosity Mars Rover