noctilucent clouds

Noctilucent Clouds Perform Delicate Dance for NASA’s Balloon-Cam

Noctilucent clouds 50 miles above the Earth in the mesosphere. A NASA mission spent five days above the Arctic photographing…

4 years ago

Timelapse: Watch Noctilucent Clouds Cover the Entire Sky

This year, the noctilucent cloud season has been especially eventful, and this new timelapse from Swedish astrophotographer Göran Strand shows…

8 years ago

Rare and Beautiful Noctilucent Clouds Wow Over Holland – Gallery

A trio of talented Dutch astrophotographers have captured a series of magnificent views of the rare and beautiful phenomena known…

8 years ago

Timelapse: Noctilucent Clouds and Aurora Together in the Sky

Just in case you haven't seen this bit of awesome yet: Noctilucent clouds and aurora showed up together in skies…

9 years ago

Beautiful Noctilucent Clouds 2013 — The Movie

Intrigued by mysterious noctilucent, or night-shining clouds? This beautiful new film from TWAN (The World At Night) photographer P-M Hedén…

9 years ago

Stunning Photo from Space: Moon Rising Amid Noctilucent Clouds

Recently, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano spent a "night flight" in the Cupola of the International Space Station in hopes of…

9 years ago

Noctilucent Clouds – Electric-Blue Visitors From The Twilight Zone

Every year at this time I add a new item to my list of what to watch for in the…

9 years ago

Mysterious Noctilucent Clouds as Seen from the International Space Station

Mysterious “night shining” or noctilucent clouds are beautiful to behold, and this stunning image offers an unusual view of these…

10 years ago

Astrophoto: Noctilucent Clouds by Brendan Alexander

It's Noctilucent Cloud season! And Brendan Alexander in Donegal Ireland captured this beautiful view on the morning of June 18,…

10 years ago

It’s Time to Welcome Night Shining Clouds

[/caption] Astronomers usually curse and shake their fist at clouds for obscuring the sky and spoiling their observations. This month…

10 years ago