Thursday, May 28, 2015
Unusual Radar Echoes Detected as Noctilucent Clouds Intensify
Source - Space Weather News for May 28, 2015: http://spaceweather.com
Last week, Earth-orbiting satellites detected the first noctilucent clouds of the 2015 season. Now people on Earth are seeing them, too. Photographers in Scotland recorded a fairly bright display of the electric-blue clouds on May 28th. At the same time, radars have detected intense echoes coming from the "noctilucent zone" 80 km to 90 km above Earth's surface--possibly coming from the clouds themselves.
Check http://spaceweather.com for more information and observing tips to help readers see NLCs for themselves in the weeks ahead.