Stunning cloud iridescence

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Danny Cameron

Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park

iPhone 5s

Stunning cloud iridescence around the moon tonight. Looked like a giant feather of some magical bird. Iridescent clouds are a diffraction phenomenon caused by small water droplets or small ice crystals individually scattering light. In the image we also see the planet Jupiter on the left.

2018-05-27T00:00:00

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