Enjoying EarthSky? Subscribe.

120,658 subscribers and counting ...

EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Jul 10, 2014

Electric blue night-shining clouds

2014 has been a great year for noctilucent, or night-shining, clouds, seen at high latitudes only from about mid-May to August. Wondrous, if you can catch them!

Matt Robinson in Sunderland, U.K., saw this wonderful, electric-blue noctilucent clouds on July 7, 2014.  They are sometimes called night-shining clouds.

Matt Robinson in Sunderland, U.K., saw a grand display of electric-blue noctilucent clouds on July 7, 2014. They are sometimes called night-shining clouds.

The secrets of night-shining clouds: Everything you need to know

Europe got a fabulous display of noctilucent clouds on July 3

NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) is featuring noctilucent clouds today, too

Want to see your photos on EarthSky?
Upload or share them today on Facebook or Google+.