Look west 30 to 60 minutes after sunset when the Sun has dipped 6o to 16o below the horizon. If you see luminous blue-white tendrils spreading across the…Read More »
sky, you've probably spotted a noctilucent cloud. Although noctilucent clouds appear most often at arctic latitudes, they have been sighted in recent years as far south as Colorado, Utah and Virginia. NLCs are seasonal, appearing most often in late spring and summer. In the northern hemisphere, the best time to look would be now through the end of August.
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Skywatcher Lifts Up Clouds of the Milky Way in Amazing Photo
Credit: Miguel Claro
A skywatcher embraces the celestial sphere like Atlas, the Titan of Greek mythology, holding and protecting it from the low cloudy yellow band.
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Venus and Crescent Moon Meet in Morning Sky Tuesday