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Noctilucent Clouds in Motion, Curiosity Sol 2410 (tweened)

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / Justin Cowart / Seán Doran

Noctilucent Clouds in Motion, Curiosity Sol 2410 (tweened)
Curiosity looked upward after sunset on sol 2410 (18 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. The original data included 3 sets of 3 frames, assembled into a 3-frame animation by Justin Cowart. Seán Doran interpolated among those 3 frames to make this smooth video.

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Original image data dated on or about May 18, 2019

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