This aerial display has been occurring at dusk for just over a week. What is most amazing is that it is viewed here from our west facing bedroom, but also clearly visible from our kitchen window.
I was awake at about 02:30 and decided to look out and see how dark it really is on the shortest night of the year. I was very pleased to see these clouds which I first of all photographed and took a short video using my mobile phone.
This is the video from the phone:
I soon decided they were not good enough pictures, so I grabbed my Nikon D40X but it wouldn’t take a picture! That was because the SD card was not in the camera, so after rectifying that I took a few more images:
To find out more about Noctilucent Clouds see Wikipedia.
The next day it was raining, we did visit a couple of villages in the afternoon, but the highlight of the day was the sunset.
We have lovely sunsets in the West Midlands, but they are not as easy to photograph with tall trees and buildings in the way.
The following day our last, was fine but cloudy, we
decided to visit Sheringham, a pretty seaside town and railway station.