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Epsilon-3 Rocket Launch (Noctilucent Clouds)

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  • Epsilon-3 Rocket Launch (Noctilucent Clouds)1
The Uchinoura area of Kimotsuki hosts the launch site for the Epsilon rocket, the world's first solid-fuel rocket. The launch of the Epsilon-3 was accompanied by noctilucent clouds, a rare sight anywhere in Japan. If you're lucky, you can see not only a rocket launch, but also a once-in-a-lifetime natural phenomenon.

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Directions120 minutes from Kagoshima Airport by car
140 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station by car
Address 鹿児島県肝付町南方1791-13   Directions