Noctilucent clouds (w-448-14)

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Noctilucent clouds in the twilight arch. During summer in The Netherlands, it does not get quite dark at local midnight, and the red twilight arch is visible all night.

Photo taken in the night of 11-12 July 2002, near lake Markermeer, The Netherlands