Caption: Timelapse footage of noctilucent clouds high above city lights. The fast-moving low clouds are lit by the streetlights below, but the noctilucent clouds are lit by the Sun. Noctilucent clouds form at altitudes of around 80 kilometres. The small cumulus clouds that scud by are some 50 times lower. Original is 4K. Filmed in South Dakota, USA, in summer.

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Keywords: america, atmosphere, atmospheric, beautiful, beauty, city lights, clouds, color, colors, colour, colours, dawn, environment, meteorological, meteorology, noctilucent clouds, north america, pretty, sky, stratocumulus, summer, timelapse, united states, upper atmosphere, us, usa, wave, wave motion, waves, weather, wind shear

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Noctilucent clouds, timelapse

K003/7525 Royalty Free

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Duration: 00:00:07.2

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 30

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Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 299.8M


Capture format: DSLR - AVCHD

Codec: Photo - JPEG

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