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WJLA, August 01, 2014

Daily Eye Wonder August 2014

A collection of some beautiful, strange, interesting, and fascinating pictures of weather, environment and space that might let you wonder.

Veins of Heaven

Transfusing sunlight through a still dark sky, this exceptional display of noctilucent clouds was captured above the island of Gotland, Sweden. From the edge of space, about 80 kilometers above Earth's surface, the icy clouds reflect sunlight. Usually spotted at high latitudes in summer months the night shining clouds made a strong showing this July.

(Photo: P-M Hedén (Clear Skies, TWAN)/WJLA | Date: Jun. 19, 2016) of fullscreen mode

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