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    Iridescent clouds    

 

When the droplets in clouds are uniform in size, they can diffract light, causing colourful patterns in the clouds. This process is similar to what causes a corona.

2014-08-25

 

2014-08-25

 

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2015-03-20

 

2015-03-20

 

2015-06-05

 

2015-06-05 - Iridescent clouds reflected in water.

 

2015-09-25 - A very bright iridescent cloud. Unfortunately, by the time I had equipped my camera with the right lens the cloud had already

significantly diminished in intensity. But it was still very bright.