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Another Lively Season of Night-Shining Clouds

Extremely cold and wet conditions in the mesosphere have led to abundant noctilucent clouds.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from the University of Colorado Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and analysis courtesy of the MLS team and V. Lynn Harvey/CU/LASP. Video courtesy of Chris Ratzlaff/Alberta Aurora Chasers. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published July 8, 2020
Data acquired June 23, 2020

Sources:
AIM
Aura > MLS
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