2023 JULY

 
2023-jul-01-02-0032-ut-kennedy-r.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  01-02 from 23:30 - 01:48 UT. NLC forms: II,III, 11 °, brightness 1. Notes: A faint display, az <330 - >030
andysys_20230703_033812_100-crop.jpg Andrea Bali from Zalaegerszeg, Hungary on 2023, 07,  02-03 from 01:30 - 01:50 UT. NLC forms: I, III, 5 °, brightness 1. Notes: Photo was taken at 01:38 UT, looking NE (barely noticeable, though I was late)...
nlc0703.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  02-03 from 00:50 - 01:40 UT. NLC forms: I,IIa,b,IIIa,b,IVa,S,P, 10 °, brightness 3. Notes: AZI 005-060(?), strong moonlight, good transparency, E end behind trop. cloud
nlc1.jpg Pavol Gajdos from near Banska Bystrica, Slovakia on 2023, 07,  02-03 from 00:50 - 1:35 UT. NLC forms: II, IIIab, IVb, 15 °, brightness 4. Notes: Bright NLC on N-NE.
nlcs-03-07-2023.jpg Heiko Ulbricht from Herzogswalde, Saxony, Germany on 2023, 07,  03-04 from 20:45 - 21:30 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, IIIab, 4 °, brightness 2. Notes: Only my second sighting this year…
img_20230704_025530938b.jpg Kevin Boyle from Stoke-on-Trent, England on 2023, 07,  03-04 from 01:30 - 02:15 UT. NLC forms: I, II, <5 °, brightness 2. Notes: Patches of Sc (CL5) within TA, NW side mostly obscured. Low horizon hugging, faint NLCS in NNE/NE.
nlc0703_2.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  03-04 from 19:35 - 20:30 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa, IIIa,b, P, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 000-035 (?), in cloud gaps, high humidity+moonlight, timelapse: https://youtu.be/moplQ1h-PVw
2023_july04d02h02muts.jpg John Rowlands from Anglesey, Wales on 2023, 07,  03-04 from 01:35 - 02:20 UT. NLC forms: , 10 °, brightness 3. Notes:
andysys_20230705_035654.jpg Andrea Bali from Zalaegerszeg, Hungary on 2023, 07,  04-05 from 01:50 - 02:10 UT. NLC forms: I, II, III, 20 °, brightness 1. Notes: Photo was taken at 01:56 UT, looking N (appeared late, remained very faint)...
nlc0705.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  04-05 from 01:25 - 02:00 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,b, 20 °, brightness 1. Notes: AZI 340-060, quite large but very faint, NW parts barely detectable
nlc.jpg Terry Morris from Birmingham, England on 2023, 07,  04-05 from 22.00 - 03.00 UT. NLC forms: , 15° °, brightness 1. Notes: To the NE
img_20230705_031509589_mfnrbc.jpg Kevin Boyle from Stoke-on-Trent, England on 2023, 07,  04-05 from 01:30 - 02:25 UT. NLC forms: II, 25 °, brightness 1. Notes: Faint filamemts of NLC from NNE - ENE, highest in the Capella area. TA clear or cloudy during obs.
Mark Zalcik from Edmonton, Canada on 2023, 07,  04-05 from 0530 - 0545 UT. NLC forms: IIa, °, brightness 1. Notes:
nlcs-05-07-2023.jpg Heiko Ulbricht from Herzogswalde, Saxony, Germany on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 20:15 - 21:40 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, IIIa, 8 °, brightness 1. Notes: After the weak coldfront of the striking storm low today very clear sky.
Bernard from Wokingham, UK on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 2150 - 2220 UT. NLC forms: IIIb S, 10 °, brightness 3. Notes: Azimuth 330 to 350
nlc0706.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 01:20 - 02:15 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,b, IIIa,b, IVa, 30 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 310-020, wide contrail-like band arching high, some thin bands low at NW, strong moonlight
nlc_5-july-2023_2159utc_wokingham_img-6620a.jpg George Anderson from Wokingham, England on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 21:45 - 22:35 UT. NLC forms: I, II, III, IV, S, 15 °, brightness 3. Notes:
nlc_6-july-2023_0152utc_wokingham_img-6235a.jpg George Anderson from Wokingham, England on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 01:10 - 02:15 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, 10 °, brightness 3. Notes: Recorded photographically from 0110 UTC. Naked eye visibility from 0125 UTC.
dsc_7702editednlcnet.jpg Jamie M from Herne Bay, Kent, England on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 21:50 - 22:50 UT. NLC forms: I, IIb, III, IV, S, >10 °, brightness 2. Notes: Stretched from N to WNW, lots of intricate structure esp with III type to WNW and S knot to NW
edited-8305-2-min.jpg Jamie M from Herne Bay, Kent, England on 2023, 07,  05-06 from 01:00 - 02:30 UT. NLC forms: I, II, IIb, 8 °, brightness 3. Notes: Automatic camera obs, brightness estimated, spread from NE to 10 deg alt N
2023-jul-07-08-0121-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 23:01 - 02:03 UT. NLC forms: II,III, 33 °, brightness 2. Notes: Complex forms, mainly type III. Azimuth 320 - 065
img_20230708_025650799b.jpg Kevin Boyle from Stoke-on-Trent, England on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 01:30 - 02:15 UT. NLC forms: II, III, <15 °, brightness 2. Notes: Clear TA. Weak NLCS concentrated in NNW - N. Detail (III) best through binoculars.
nlc0707.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 20:30 - 20:50 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa, IIIa, 4 °, brightness 1. Notes: AZI 350-360, spotted on a webcam, already fading when pic was taken, star on right side is Capella
Tomasz Adam from Kraków, Poland on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 20:15 - 20:45 UT. NLC forms: nlc, 8 °, brightness 2. Notes:
Tomasz Adam from Kraków, Poland on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 00:50 - 01:05 UT. NLC forms: nlc, 10 °, brightness 2. Notes:
nlc_20230708_0153_jfraser.jpg James Fraser from Alness, Scotland on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 00:40 - 02:10 UT. NLC forms: II,III, °, brightness 3. Notes: In tropospheric cloud.
nlc_8-july-2023_0141utc_wokingham_levels-enhanced_img-6661c.jpg George Anderson from Wokingham, England on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 01:25 - 01:45 UT. NLC forms: II, 5 °, brightness 1. Notes: Only recorded on photos; not seen by eye. Observation curtailed by increased cloud / thundery shower
2023_07_08m_0254mesz_sd9_m42czjpancolar50mmf1k8_neustrelitz_suedbahnhof_formsignale_nlcs_11954_2023aq19_1400x933pix.jpg Dennis Hennig from Neustrelitz (Mecklenburg) (53.3569N, 13.0733E), Germany on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 00:54 - 00:54 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, P, 16 °, brightness 2. Notes: Photo shows NE limbs of a bigger display. Best parts to N did not fit the predefined line of sight.
img_1161a.jpg Sandra Brantingham from Glenbarry, Banff, Scotland on 2023, 07,  07-08 from 01.30 - 02.30 UT. NLC forms: , 15 °, brightness 2. Notes: lots of trop cloud about
20230709_nlc_s1.jpg Tomasz Adam from Kraków, Poland on 2023, 07,  08-09 from 00:30 - 01:35 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa, IIIab, IVb, P, 15 °, brightness 3. Notes: AZI 20-60°.
nlc0709.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  08-09 from 00:50 - 01:20 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,b IIIa, P, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 020-040, spotted on a webcam as promising, ended up low+cirrus interfered
2023_07_09m_0257mesz_sd9_m42czjpancolar50mmf1k8_neustrelitz_suedbahnhof_formsignale_nlc_rippen_12074_2023ar03sw_1400x875pix.jpg Dennis Hennig from Neustrelitz, Germany on 2023, 07,  08-09 from 00:57 - 00:57 UT. NLC forms: IIIa, 11 °, brightness 2. Notes: Az47° El11° maybe southermost part of a rapidly decaying, widespread Baltic Sea NLC display
nlc_20230710_0043_jfraser.jpg James Fraser from Alness, Scotland on 2023, 07,  09-10 from 00:40 - 00:55 UT. NLC forms: II, 10 °, brightness 1. Notes: Low in sky. Due north.
nlc_10-july-2023_0145utc_wokingham_img-6277c-image-levels-enhanced.jpg George Anderson from Wokingham, England on 2023, 07,  09-10 from 01:40 - 02:05 UT. NLC forms: I, II, 8 °, brightness 1. Notes: Faintly visible from start of observation. Faded to be indistinguishable from twilight by end.
nlc_20230710_0150_actough.jpg Alan C Tough from Elgin, Scotland on 2023, 07,  09-10 from 01:30 - 01:50 UT. NLC forms: IIa, IIIa, IVa, 10 °, brightness 3. Notes: Reasonably bright display but not very extensive.
20230711_nlc_s1.jpg Tomasz Adam from Kraków, Poland on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 20:25 - 21:15 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, IIIab, IVa, P, 5 °, brightness 3. Notes: AZI 325-005.
dsc_0324.jpg Eric Pollock from Burnmouth, Scotland on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 00:37 - 01:27 UT. NLC forms: , 20 °, brightness 3. Notes:
dsc_0324c.jpg Eric Pollock from Burnmouth, Scotland on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 00:37 - 01:27 UT. NLC forms: , °, brightness 3. Notes:
20230712_nlc_s1.jpg Tomasz Adam from Kraków, Poland on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 00:25 - 01:20 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, IIIa, IVb, S, O, 6 °, brightness 4. Notes: AZI 010-060
2023-jul-11-12-0016-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 23:01 - 02:18 UT. NLC forms: II,III,IV, 15 °, brightness 4. Notes: Brightest at ~030 with sharp band at 11 degrees elevation above complex display. Some trop cloud.
nlc0712.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 00:50 - 01:10 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa, IIIa, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI~030, all param. uncertain (thick smoke layers), br. greatly reduced(could have been 3 or even 4)
Len Entwisle from Elland,West Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 22:00 - 23:10 UT. NLC forms: II , III, 8 °, brightness 3. Notes: Brightest to due N.Low altitude display arc to NNE. Cloud ended watch.
nlc0711.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  11-12 from 20:30 - 20:50 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,b, 4 °, brightness 1. Notes: AZI 340-010, spotted on webcams further north, obs. uncertain due to thick smoke layers
20230712-2345lt-4-2048t.jpg P.P. Hattinga Verschure from Deventer, Netherlands on 2023, 07,  12-13 from 21:30 - 22:00 UT. NLC forms: I, II, III, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 000-020
img_1166a.jpg Sandra Brantingham from Glenbarry, Banff, Scotland on 2023, 07,  12-13 from 01.30 - 02.00 UT. NLC forms: ll, 8 °, brightness 2. Notes: just seen above trop cloud
dsc_0351.jpg Eric Pollock from Burnmouth, Scotland on 2023, 07,  13-14 from 23:12 - 23:48 UT. NLC forms: , 12 °, brightness 3. Notes:
2023-jul-13-14-2306-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  13-14 from 21:46 - 00:18 UT. NLC forms: II,III, 15 °, brightness 2. Notes: Faded after 0018 UT but trop cloud increased. Az: <330 - >060
Sheila MacIver from Edinburgh, Scotland on 2023, 07,  13-14 from 22.30 - 23.40 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,IIb, 11 °, brightness 3. Notes:
nlc_20230713_2310_actough.jpg Alan C Tough from Elgin, Scotland on 2023, 07,  13-14 from 22:35 - 23:25 UT. NLC forms: IIb, IIIab, IVa, O, 20 °, brightness 2. Notes: A mixture of NLC and tropospheric clouds!
img_1172a.jpg Sandra Brantingham from Glenbarry, Banff, Scotland on 2023, 07,  13-14 from 23.45 - 01.30 UT. NLC forms: ll, lll, 12 °, brightness 3. Notes: Seen above cloud to the height of Capella
nlcs-14-07-2023.jpg Heiko Ulbricht from Herzogswalde, Saxony, Germany on 2023, 07,  14-15 from 20:15 - 21:15 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, IIIab, , 7 °, brightness 3. Notes: For me maybe the best and last display this year here...
nlc1.jpg Pavol Gajdos from Presov, Slovakia on 2023, 07,  14-15 from 19:45 - 20:25 UT. NLC forms: IIIab, 15 °, brightness 2. Notes: extensive faint NLC
andysys_20230714_221233_100-crop.jpg Andrea Bali from Zalaegerszeg, Hungary on 2023, 07,  14-15 from 20:05 - 20:30 UT. NLC forms: I, II, III, 8 °, brightness 1. Notes: Photo was taken at 20:12 UT, looking N-NW...
nlc17july.jpg Jamie M from Herne Bay, Kent, England on 2023, 07,  16-17 from 02:00 - 03:00 UT. NLC forms: I, IV, >10 °, brightness 2. Notes: Faint, spread out from N to NW with faint IV to NW fading just before 4 am local time
nlc_17-july-2023_0225utc_wokingham_img-6700b_levels-enhanced.jpg George Anderson from Wokingham, England on 2023, 07,  16-17 from 02:00 - 02:50 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa, IIIab, 18 °, brightness 2. Notes: Recorded on photos from 0200 UTC; Naked eye visible from 0215 UTC.
2023-jul-17-18-0148-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  17-18 from 01:48 - 02:04 UT. NLC forms: III, IV, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: Suspect waves in small gaps in extensive trop.
2023_07_18_01_09.jpg Tom McEwan from Dalry, Scotland on 2023, 07,  17-18 from 00:25 - 01:35 UT. NLC forms: II, 4? °, brightness 3. Notes: Sharp bands below cloud, N-NE.
dsc_0382.jpg Eric Pollock from Burnmouth, Scotland on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 22:30 - 23:25 UT. NLC forms: , 19 °, brightness 4. Notes:
2023-jul-18-19-0208-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 01:03 - 02:33 UT. NLC forms: II,III, 32 °, brightness 2. Notes: Trop cloud until 01:03 then broken trop. Complex but not very bright display
img_7064.jpg Terry Morris from Birmingham, England on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 22.00 - 04.00 UT. NLC forms: II,III, 12° °, brightness 1. Notes:
20230719_0926_wb_kl.jpg Wilfried Bongartz from Swisttal, Germany on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 01:30 - 02:45 UT. NLC forms: , ~40 °, brightness 1. Notes:
nlc0719.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 00:50 - 02:10 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,b, IIIa,b, IVa, V, 8 °, brightness 3. Notes: AZI 340-055, brightest NW parts mostly obscured by cirrus, max. elev. uncertain
nlc_20230719_0203_jfraser.jpg James Fraser from Alness, Scotland on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 23:50 - 02:35 UT. NLC forms: II,III,IV, 25 °, brightness 3. Notes: NW to NE sky.
img_1180a.jpg Sandra Brantingham from Glenbarry, Banff, Scotland on 2023, 07,  18-19 from 01.00 - 02.30 UT. NLC forms: l,ll,iii, 20 °, brightness 4. Notes: Appeared above clouds, then climbed in height before more low cloud came in
2023-jul-19-20-0002-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  19-20 from 23:32 - 00:32 UT. NLC forms: II, 6 °, brightness 1. Notes: Low and faint display fading after 00:30 UT.
nlc0721.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  20-21 from 01:10 - 01:35 UT. NLC forms: I, IIb, IIIa, IVa, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 010-030, in narrow gap near horizon, max. elev. uncertain
nlc0723..jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  22-23 from 01:05 - 02:15 UT. NLC forms: I,IIa,b,IIIa,b,IVa,P,S, 10 °, brightness 4. Notes: AZI 000-080, richly structured, some interfering trop. cloud, nice surprise so late in season
andysys_20230723_034336_100-crop.jpg Andrea Bali from Zalaegerszeg, Hungary on 2023, 07,  22-23 from 01:30 - 02:25 UT. NLC forms: I, IIab, IIIab, IV, S, P, 7 °, brightness 3. Notes: Photo was taken at 01:43 UT, looking NE (nice one, but it stayed low on the horizon)...
2023-jul-23-24-0218-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  23-24 from 00:17 - 02:49 UT. NLC forms: II,III,IV, 28 °, brightness 2. Notes: A complex but not very bright display seen after trop passed at 00:17 UT
20230725-0224ut-3-3420t.jpg P.P. Hattinga Verschure from Deventer, Netherlands on 2023, 07,  24-25 from 01:50 - 02:35 UT. NLC forms: I, II, III, 8 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 000-040
img_20230725_032924153nlcb.jpg Kevin Boyle from Stoke-on-Trent, England on 2023, 07,  24-25 from 02:20 - 03:00 UT. NLC forms: II?, <5 °, brightness 2. Notes: Brief glimpse in small gaps in cloud to NNW, east side of TA clearer than west but no NLCs here.
nlc_20230725_0236_jfraser.jpg James Fraser from Alness, Scotland on 2023, 07,  24-25 from 02:30 - 02:50 UT. NLC forms: NLC, °, brightness 2. Notes: In a cloud gap, NE sky.
2023-jul-25-26-0204-ut-kennedy.jpg Ken Kennedy from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, UK on 2023, 07,  25-26 from 00:18 - 02:34 UT. NLC forms: II,III, 10 °, brightness 1. Notes: Faint and low display.
img_7152.jpg Terry Morris from Birmingham, England on 2023, 07,  25-26 from 03.50 - 04.10 UT. NLC forms: ,III, <8° °, brightness 1. Notes:
nlc_20230726_0212_jfraser-tile01.jpg James Fraser from Alness, Scotland on 2023, 07,  25-26 from 01:10 - 02:17 UT. NLC forms: NLC, 15 °, brightness 2. Notes: NNW to NNE
nlc_26-july-2023_0220utc_wokingham_levels-enhanced_img-6724b.jpg George Anderson from Wokingham, England on 2023, 07,  25-26 from 02:05 - 02:40 UT. NLC forms: II, III, 3 °, brightness 1. Notes: On camera from 0205utc. Briefly naked eye visibility ~ 0235utc. Merged with horizon haze by 0240utc.
nlc0727.jpg Ujvárosi Beáta from Vácrátót, Hungary on 2023, 07,  26-27 from 01:15 - 01:55 UT. NLC forms: I, IIa,b, IIIb, IVa, 5 °, brightness 2. Notes: AZI 020-055, probably partly behind trop. cloud
Mark Zalcik from Edmonton, Canada on 2023, 07,  29-30 from 1030 - UT. NLC forms: I IIa IIIa, 5 °, brightness 1. Notes:
Chris Carss from Chemainus, Cowichan/Vanciuver Is, Br Columbia, Canada on 2023, 07,  30-31 from 10:15 - 12; UT. NLC forms: , °, brightness 1. Notes:
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