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11 June 2007

On June 11, 2007 the cameras on the AIM satellite returned some of the first data documenting noctilucent clouds over the Arctic regions of Europe and North America. This new data reveals the global extent and structure of these mysterious clouds, to a degree that was previously unattainable. White and light blue represent noctilucent cloud structures. Black indicates areas where no data is available.

Credit: Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Experiment data processing team at the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics.


PMCs 11 June 2007 in the Northern Hemisphere

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