Noctilucent cloud

Noctilucent cloud

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Credit: FRANCOISE SAUZE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Noctilucent cloud shining at twilight. These are extremely high altitude clouds that reflect the Sun's light after it has set below the horizon. It is thought that they are composed of water ice, although the mechanism of their formation remains unclear. Photographed from London, UK.

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Keywords: britain, british, cloud, cloud types, clouds, glow, glowing, high altitude, ice, london, meteorological, meteorology, mysterious, mystery, night, noctilucent cloud, reflected, sky, uk, united kingdom, weather

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