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  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent

    I had my first ever sighting of this rare phenomenon last night. They were viewable from at least 22:00 GMT (when i first spotted them) but they had completely vanished by 22:15 GMT. Still i managed to get a couple of shots to my north-northwest.

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  • Location: Lancaster and East Devon
  • Location: Lancaster and East Devon

    Nicely captured there :) First sighting then just like mine from early yesterday morning.

    unfortunately some thick cirrostratus cloud spread in at just the wrong time down here last night.

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  • Location: Coleraine,Macosquin,County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Coleraine,Macosquin,County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

    surprisingly we would be still bright at 22:15 and wouldnt get dark to around 23:00 , which is quite funny due to the short distance betweeen here and kent.

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  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Weather Preferences: Anything
  • Location: Ashford, Kent

    Excellent! Saw this myself last night walking back from the pub. Not too common this far south.

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  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
    surprisingly we would be still bright at 22:15 and wouldnt get dark to around 23:00 , which is quite funny due to the short distance betweeen here and kent.

    Just to clarify, it was 22:00 GMT, i.e. 23:00 BST :lol:

    But yes I have noticed a big difference between sunlight in Kent and the Isle of Skye on summer evenings :rolleyes:

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  • Location: South Shields Tyne & Wear half mile from the coast.
  • Location: South Shields Tyne & Wear half mile from the coast.

    To much cloud cover up here to see any NCL's last night but pretty good display you had down yours MW well captured.

    There are a couple of theories on why NCL are on the increase and sightings as far south as 40 degrees are being observed.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/03/noctilucent_clouds/

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  • Location: Sth Staffs/Shrops 105m/345' & NW Snowdonia 219m/719'
  • Location: Sth Staffs/Shrops 105m/345' & NW Snowdonia 219m/719'

    Nice show in Latvia this evening. Maybe something here later...

    http://nlcnet.proboards.com/index.cgi?boar...&thread=394

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    Rare sight indeed. Well captured

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  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands. UK
  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands. UK

    Third time lucky as they say, well here's some from this morning (and I mean EARLY morning!)

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    Taken at 02:59am

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    Taken at 03:06am

    And another with a crescent Moon thrown in for good measure... :D

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    Taken at 03:23am

    Have to admit that these are better than my last two efforts. Problem with living in the middle of a town is that you don't get the full effects unlike some of the more rural shots I've seen on here.

    Phil.

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