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Rare noctilucent clouds seen over Lincolnshire





Rare clouds were spotted in the skies over Lincolnshire.

Noctilucent clouds have been spotted across the country from Bourne to Mablethorpe.

According to the Met Office, noctilucent clouds are “extremely rare very high clouds, seen in the night sky usually on clear summer nights”.

The noctilucent cloud seen in the sky above Bourne
The noctilucent cloud seen in the sky above Bourne
Emma Stott took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Ludford
Emma Stott took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Ludford
Julie Simmons took this photo of the noctilucent clouds
Julie Simmons took this photo of the noctilucent clouds
Sue Colam took this photo of the noctilucent clouds
Sue Colam took this photo of the noctilucent clouds
Darren Fuller took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Leadenham
Darren Fuller took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Leadenham
Karen Denyer-Radford took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Lincoln
Karen Denyer-Radford took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Lincoln
Lysette Spit took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Lincoln
Lysette Spit took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Lincoln
Ruth Mann took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Gainsborough
Ruth Mann took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Gainsborough
Carol Anderson took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Fleet
Carol Anderson took this photo of the noctilucent clouds in Fleet

“They become visible about the same time as the brightest stars and are usually bluish or silvery,” the Met Office website reads, saying they are 200,000 feet high.

Have you spotted the noctilucent clouds tonight? Send your photos to: news@lincsonline.co.uk



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