Iridescent Cloud over Ethiopia

Iridescent Cloud over Ethiopia

August 24, 2011

Pileus Cloud

Behind this darker cloud, is a pileus iridescent cloud, a group of water droplets that have a uniformly similar size and so together diffract different colors of sunlight by different amounts. The above image was taken just after the picturesque sight was noticed by chance by a photographer in EthiopiaPhotographer Esther Havens

Pileus Cloud



 

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By | 2013-08-03T19:16:08+00:00 Aug 24, 2011|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

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