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Meteor Smoke Makes Strange Clouds

A key ingredient of Earth's strangest clouds does not come from Earth. New data from NASA's AIM spacecraft proves that "meteor smoke" is essential to the formation of noctilucent clouds.



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Noctilucent clouds with Jupiter, Venus and the Hyades star cluster.

Date: 27th July, 2012.

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 Noctilucent Clouds on the 2nd June, 2012



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Noctilucent Cloud is an unusual phenomenon of the Earth's upper-atmosphere. They are most often seen at times close to the summer solstice, when they appear against the backdrop of deep evening twilights.
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Noctilucent clouds

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Normally too dim to be seen, they may become visible at sunset during late summer when illuminated by sunlight from below. Noctilucent clouds are the highest clouds known and thought to be part of polar mesospheric clouds.

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