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Clouds Can Look However They Want To (25 pics) - Picture #25

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Noctilucent Clouds


Possibly the least understood cloud formation in the atmosphere, these clouds are also the highest. Residing at an altitude of over 80 km, they literally sit on the verge of space and are usually only seen closer to the poles. To see them, however, conditions have to be just right, with the sun below the horizon providing the right angle of illumination.











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