THE SKY GUIDE JUNE
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.
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.