Watts Up With That?: Meteor activity produces glowing night clouds seen over northern USA and Europe

High above Earth, glowing clouds of frosted meteor smoke are spilling over populated areas of the USA and Europe. “Last night, for the first time this summer,¬†noctilucent clouds¬†stretched across our whole sky,” reports Danish observer Pernille Fjeldgaard Jensen. “Some of the clouds looked like silver corkscrews spiraling their long arms towards us.” “It was a…

2018-07-08 15:17


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