It’s taken me years to see, let alone photograph, noctilucent clouds.
Luna the Lab decided two trips into the garden weren’t enough last night, despite being let out at 11:50 and 1:15. I wasn’t annoyed though as the first two let me test my SQM which gave readings of 19.22 and 19.40 which suggests it’s in the right ball park.
But a couple of hours later she woke me up again, she’s obviously being fed too much.
I took thr meter out and the sky was already starting to lighten and read 18.8sih, but I noticed a few tufts of promising cloud right in the north between the trees.
I got Luna back in, dressed enough not to be arrested and legged it up to the Waterpark.
Thanks to the miracle of image stabilisation, some of my images came out OK co0nsidering they were >1s exposures!
I’m sure these are the ‘real deal’ because the stars were still out and it was just after 3:00am, the clouds were due north across about 45 degrees of the sky.