Cut off contrail at sunrise with Corona

Mick West

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A nice combination. The red sun and corona is a result of smoke in the air from the Ferguson and Carr fires.

The sun was WNW at that point (6:52AM)
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And the partial contrail was off in the distance here's a wider shot
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There were quite a few contrails visible on the GOES-16 images
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Red dot in the middle is me, orange line is US-50

Recreating it:
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Suggests the end of the trail would be somewhere south of Lake Tahoe.
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