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Volume 85 Issue 51 | p. 11 | News of The Week
Issue Date: December 17, 2007

Night-Shining Clouds

Studies of high-altitude clouds may illuminate atmospheric changes
Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Climate Change
Polar mesospheric clouds at the North Pole were observed by the AIM satellite from May to September.
Credit: Credit: NASA
Polar mesospheric clouds reflect sunlight even when Earth's surface is dark.
Credit: John Boardman
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Polar mesospheric clouds reflect sunlight even when Earth's surface is dark.
Credit: John Boardman

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Polar mesospheric clouds at the North Pole were observed by the AIM satellite from May to September.

 
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