Low-Latitude Noctilucent Cloud of 15 June 1963

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Science  20 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3586, pp. 1176-1178
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3586.1176


A bright noctilucent cloud was observed and photographed north-west of Tucson on 15 June 1963. Results of computations indicate that the cloud was at a height of 71 kilometers. The cloud appears to have resulted from the launching of a Scout space vehicle.

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