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Noctilucent Clouds in Motion, Curiosity Sol 2405

Noctilucent Clouds in Motion, Curiosity Sol 2405

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Justin Cowart

Noctilucent Clouds in Motion, Curiosity Sol 2405
Curiosity looked upward after sunset on sol 2405 (13 May 2019) and saw wispy cirrus clouds in motion, high above the ground. Because of their high elevation, the clouds are still sunlit, making them noctilucent clouds.

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Original image data dated on or about May 13, 2019

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