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Posted: 9/4/2005 8:01:54 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/4/2005 9:41:28 AM EDT by JustinOK34]
Ok, not really, but this is pretty sweet!



A Lenticular Cloud Over Hawai'i
Credit & Copyright: Peter Michaud (Gemini Obs.)
Explanation: Can a cloud do that? Actually, pictured above are several clouds all stacked up into one striking lenticular cloud. Normally, air moves much more horizontally than it does vertically. Sometimes, however, such as when wind comes off of a mountain or a hill, relatively strong vertical oscillations take place as the air stabilizes. The dry air at the top of an oscillation may be quite stratified in moisture content, and hence forms clouds at each layer where the air saturates with moisture. The result can be a lenticular cloud with a strongly layered appearance. The above picture was taken near Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA.

antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap050821.html

Edit: Made the pic smaller, so as to not offend anyone
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 9:18:11 AM EDT
I can't quite make it out. Could you make the pic a little bigger please



Cool pic

Link Posted: 9/4/2005 9:22:11 AM EDT
Kind of reminds me of the clouds which the aliens arrived and departed on in the movie,
"Close Encounters of the Third Kind."

Amazing Pic.

HS1
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 4:36:38 PM EDT
Bump for the Sunday evening crew.
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:44:55 PM EDT
Tilt your head sideways and it kinda looks vulgar!


B_S
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:46:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By JustinOK34:
Ok, not really, but this is pretty sweet!

antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/image/0312/lenticular_hawaii.jpg

A Lenticular Cloud Over Hawai'i
Credit & Copyright: Peter Michaud (Gemini Obs.)
Explanation: Can a cloud do that? Actually, pictured above are several clouds all stacked up into one striking lenticular cloud. Normally, air moves much more horizontally than it does vertically. Sometimes, however, such as when wind comes off of a mountain or a hill, relatively strong vertical oscillations take place as the air stabilizes. The dry air at the top of an oscillation may be quite stratified in moisture content, and hence forms clouds at each layer where the air saturates with moisture. The result can be a lenticular cloud with a strongly layered appearance. The above picture was taken near Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA.

antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap050821.html

Edit: Made the pic smaller, so as to not offend anyone



Yeah, I'd definatly start crying like a little girl if I ever saw that. Kinda reminds me of the freaky-ass tornado things at the end of Donnie Darko.
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:47:39 PM EDT
Why does it look at digitized?
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:48:46 PM EDT
whoa, that's cool.
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:53:38 PM EDT
War of the Worlds comes to mind!
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:59:10 PM EDT
Photoshop a man's fingers with a wedding ring on each side of that gaping hole..
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:01:31 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Misery:
Why does it look at digitized?



Maybe because he reduced it's size, like his post said
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:03:52 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Blue_Suiter:
Tilt your head sideways and it kinda looks vulgar!


B_S




Took me a minute to figure out what you meant, but i got it,


That is a damn cool cloud, im saving that picture!
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:04:02 PM EDT
Cool pic
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 10:39:22 PM EDT


Is it the 4th of July?


Link Posted: 9/4/2005 11:15:01 PM EDT

Originally Posted By blackburn:
Photoshop a man's fingers with a wedding ring on each side of that gaping hole..




LMFAO!!!!!


Long live Goatse........
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 11:18:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/4/2005 11:18:58 PM EDT by Winston_Wolf]

Originally Posted By Blue_Suiter:
Tilt your head sideways and it kinda looks vulgar!


B_S



... Shame on you!

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