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Meet Nacreous Clouds

Nacreous clouds are a real miracle of the northern latitudes. Nacreous clouds are one of the most beautiful, unusual, and rare natural phenomena. They appear at an altitude of 15 to 27 km at abnormally low temperatures. The best time for observation is at dusk, from the moment the sun sets visibly beyond the horizon line to the moment its center plunge 6 ° below the horizon line.

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Lunar Rainbow

Did you know that apart from the usual rainbow, there is also a lunar one? Lunar (or night) rainbows are really rare. And the reason is an exact combination of obligatory factors that must coincide in order for a lunar rainbow to appear in the night sky.

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Have You Seen Silver Clouds?

Rare silver clouds can be observed until the end of July. Until the end of the month, it will be possible to see silver or, as they are also called, polar clouds in the sky over Northern Europe, Canada and the northern regions of Russia.

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What are «White Nights»?

What are «White Nights»? This is the name of the twilight, which lasts all night. From an astronomical point of view, twilight is understood as a period of time when the Sun is shallow below the horizon. During the white nights, natural light remains high.

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Have You Seen Polar Lights?

Polar lights are one of the most beautiful natural phenomena on Earth If we were to rank the most beautiful atmospheric phenomena, we would definitely give one of the highest places to polar lights. The ideal time for them is clear frosty nights from September to March at latitudes of about 67–70°.

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Have You Seen These Underwater Bubbles?

Icy underwater bubbles are one of the most curious natural phenomena. In the Canadian province of Alberta, there is Lake Abraham, which is known among scientists and nature lovers because of an unusual phenomenon: a large number of ice bubbles that have frozen under water.

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Did You Know What "Zombie Fires" Are?

An increasing number of “zombie fires” have been recorded recently in the Arctic zone. A “zombie fire” is a fire that slowly burns underground and then appears on the surface after a while. So far, more than 35 “hidden fires” have been recorded and 7 of them have already come to the surface and are visible from space.

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