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August is the month when noctilucent clouds (NLCs) typically begin to wane

Posted in 2016, astronomy with tags , , , on August 9, 2016 by theboldcorsicanflame

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NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS, WANING YET STILL IMPRESSIVE:

August is the month when noctilucent clouds (NLCs) typically begin to wane.

Indeed, images from NASA’s AIM spacecraft show the electric-blue oval around the north pole is beginning to recede.

Nevertheless, high-latitude sky watchers are still seeing some impressive displays.

TO BE CONTINUED ON

http://spaceweather.com

 

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