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Pearly Clouds

  
 
 
 

Earlier this week we had a brilliantly coloured cloud appearing right outside our windows, and
my mum took a few nice shots of how it developed as the sky got darker. 

It was a truly amazing sight, and a really beautiful natural wonder.  




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(Anonymous)
3rd Jan, 2012 00:12 (UTC)
elisaveta
amazing !!!!!!! What's the name of this phenomenon ?
othersketchbook
4th Jan, 2012 21:19 (UTC)
Re: elisaveta
yes it is!
called mother-of-pearl clouds or Nacreous clouds.
check here;
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/highsky/nacr1.htm
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