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Crepuscular Rays in Clouds


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About this observation
Peter Anderson
Time of observation
13/11/2018 - 14:00
Crepuscular Rays
Observing location
Leaving Bora Bora, Tahiti
Standard camera
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Taken leaving Bora Bora, Tahiti, 8th May 2012

These crepuscular rays are unusual and most striking when then Sun has already set as clouds beneath the local horizon to the west cast shadows across a hazy sky.  Whereas the angle of the rays widen in the west, they converge towards the anti-solar point as can be seen here.

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