1. Lacunosus

    Lacunosus New Member

    Dude... Which satellite view did you use in this post? I am a keen cloud-spotter and have always wanted to use a satellite that shows up clouds in such amazing detail!
     
  2. Trailblazer

    Trailblazer Moderator Staff Member

    That's from NASA Worldview, which shows images from the Terra MODIS satellite. It only passes a given place once each day, but the resolution is pretty good.

    https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov
     
  3. Lacunosus

    Lacunosus New Member

    Awesome! Thank you, dude. :D Will get posting some photographs soon! :)
     
  4. Lacunosus

    Lacunosus New Member

    A couple of Altocumulus castellanus turrets in amongst the layer of Altocumulus stratiformis. :) Took these photographs at about 15:20 today (05/10/2018) in West Berkshire, Angleterre.

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  5. cloudspotter

    cloudspotter Senior Member

    You get the option to choose full image or thumbnail when you upload. Look at the bottom of your post

    Speaking of which, here's a sun pillar I spotted the other morning DSC_0623.JPG
     
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  6. Jacs

    Jacs New Member

    20170628_125653[1]. Have long been fascinated by cloud formations over the years. One of my recent favourites (I try to take at least one per day). This one was taken outside my office in the suburbs on a pretty windless day (PE is well known for its wind).
     
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  7. Lacunosus

    Lacunosus New Member

    A nice example of a Cirrocumulus floccus homomutatus formation taken in West Berkshire at around 12:15 today (20/10/2018).

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    The webbed-like appearance of this cloud distinguishes it as a Cirrocumulus lacunosus (possibly homomutatus), which I also took today (20/10/2018) in West Berkshire at about 12:30. :)

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    I love clouds so much, which is why it is always amusing when chemtrailers tell me to "look up" and observe the skies!
     
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  8. Mechanik

    Mechanik Member

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    Caught this sunset in Death Valley in April 2016.
     
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  9. Lacunosus

    Lacunosus New Member

    Dense patch of Cirrus spissatus in West Berkshire, 08/11/2018. :)

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  10. Sarah T.

    Sarah T. New Member

    I took this picture a few years ago - with a Cannon Rebel 11/20/15 in Florence Indiana.
    The key for me to capture the lovely iridescence was to use an incredibly fast shutter speed- (the sky in the photo was almost black.) Then the underexposed photo was corrected with a “smart fix” filter.

    I’m sorry I no longer have the original copy to share.

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  11. Mechanik

    Mechanik Member

    Wish I had a better camera...
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    I don’t know what kind of a cloud this is, but it was drifting slowly below the contrail. It looked like it was slowly boiling and persisted for about 10 minutes before expanding into nothing.

    DD662503-1860-4D7B-A9EA-0EA1AC483690. This was so bright that I thought it was the sun for a moment. As I watched, the bright spot formed a small rainbow that slowly stretched out to maybe 4x this size, then faded quickly as the clouds moved.
     
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  12. cloudspotter

    cloudspotter Senior Member

    Your first photo shows cirrocumulus lacunosus and your second is known as a sun dog or parhelion
     
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  13. Marin B

    Marin B Active Member

    Fog on the San Francisco Bay + steam clouds rising above the fog from the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, CA. fog.
     
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  14. Marin B

    Marin B Active Member

    "Mackerel sky, mackerel sky - never long wet, never long dry." Mackeral1.JPG

    "Mackerel skies and mares’ tails, soon will be time to shorten sails."
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  15. cloudspotter

    cloudspotter Senior Member

    I think that could possibly be classed as duplicatus too

    https://cloudatlas.wmo.int/clouds-varieties-duplicatus.html
     
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  16. Mechanik

    Mechanik Member

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    Sunrise and sunset in the Anza-Borrego desert the last weekend in November.
     
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  17. SR1419

    SR1419 Senior Member

    Couple of winter pics from MT. First one; sunset a few nights ago. Second one today, mid-day, outside temp -7f. The haze is actually "diamond dust" - just a haze of ice crystals are continually floating around and falling (and causing the halo and faint sundogs).

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  18. SR1419

    SR1419 Senior Member

    Cool Sundog last night...
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  19. Trailblazer

    Trailblazer Moderator Staff Member

    Nice cirrus pattern this evening.

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  20. Ray Von Geezer

    Ray Von Geezer Senior Member

    20190511_171242. 20190511_171242. 20190511_171254. 20190511_171700. Hi Everyone, hope you're all well.

    I saw this gorgeous rainbow in Leeds UK and thought you might appreciate it.

    Sorry about the surroundings.

    Pictures taken at 17:15, 11th May 2019 at Bramley, Leeds, UK

    Ray Von
     
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  21. tavacid

    tavacid New Member

    Random April/May
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  22. Trailblazer

    Trailblazer Moderator Staff Member

    Nice! Very vivid supernumerary bands.
     
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  23. Mechanik

    Mechanik Member

    66A00D4D-1DC2-4CA5-BDCC-FEB9D59F701C. I took this one because of the clouds but the contrails and moon added something, too. The clouds were lined up in these lozenge shapes over the desert as the wind picked up and the weather began a 2-day turn from hot to cool.
     
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  24. Mechanik

    Mechanik Member

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    One of the few rainbows I’ve seen with all 7 colors visible. Does anyone know why there is another color band below violet?
     
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  26. Trailblazer

    Trailblazer Moderator Staff Member

    Yesterday’s sunset, with quite a striking contrail. As ever, the phone camera doesn’t reproduce sunset colours very well.

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