THE SKY GUIDE JUNE

Sky at Night Magazine - - THE SKY GUIDE -

June and July are the best months to catch a rare dis­play of noc­tilu­cent clouds. These are the high­est clouds on the planet, able to re­flect the Sun’s light at night. As we ap­proach the next so­lar min­i­mum, the­ory pre­dicts we should get to see more wide­spread dis­plays.

WRIT­TEN BY PETE LAWRENCE

Pete Lawrence is an ex­pert as­tronomer and as­tropho­tog­ra­pher with a par­tic­u­lar in­ter­est in dig­i­tal imag­ing. As well as writ­ing The Sky Guide, he ap­pears on The

Sky at Night each month on BBC Four.

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