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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:38 PM
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Stunning picture of a lenticular cloud (APOD)
Click on the picture for more info and links to a high resolution (3072px 2048px) image.



Purists will complain that a picture of a cloud is not astrophotography but as my buddy says, all such pictures are astrophotographs because the light came from our sun. :P You can see some of his work here.
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lostnotforgotten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:40 PM
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1. Speaking As A Glider Pilot - That Is One Outstanding Lennie
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panader0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:42 PM
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2. Beautiful. We get a lot of fine sunrises and sets around here too.
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Blaze Diem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:45 PM
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3. Where is this?
beautiful*******
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:04 PM
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6. click on the image
has all the info
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foxfeet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:46 PM
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4. I can see them atop Mt. Rainier from my deck
That is, when I can see Mt. Rainier at all.
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glitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:49 PM
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5. Incredibly beautiful, thank you for posting. nt
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SurfingScientist Donating Member (237 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-26-09 05:15 PM
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7. Calar Alto Astronomical Observatory, Spain
Edited on Mon Jan-26-09 05:16 PM by SurfingScientist
Here is one I took in late December 1999 at Calar Alto observatory, southern Spain. Turn-of-the-century storm, just before sunset. The hardest part was to not shake the camera too much as the storm slapped me around on the mountain top:



And yes, after a long time of lurking, this is my first post on DU :D !
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Tumbulu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-26-09 10:36 PM
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8. Welcome and thank you for the fabulous picture!
I just cannot stop looking at it.
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SurfingScientist Donating Member (237 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-27-09 02:19 PM
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9. Thank you!
I should re-scan the 35mm slide one day using a scanner that was not built in the last millenium... ;)
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