Monday, November 28, 2016

Electric-blue Clouds Appear over Antarctica

Source - Space Weather News for Nov. 28, 2016:

NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS OVER ANTARCTICA: This just in from NASA's AIM spacecraft: The sky above Antarctica is glowing electric blue. A ring of bright noctilucent clouds has formed around the South Pole. The annual apparition of these clouds is one of the earliest on record, and may hint at the workings of climate change.

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Noctilucent clouds ring the South Pole on Nov. 24, 2016.  
Image credit: NASA/AIM/Cloud Imaging and Particle Size (CIPS) Instrument

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