Thursday, March 9, 2017

Pretty Clouds and Sky, Great Lunch Too

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Cloud iridescence is the occurrence of colors in a cloud similar to those seen in oil films on puddles, located in the general vicinity of the sun or moon. It is a fairly common phenomenon, most often observed in altocumulus, cirrocumulus, lenticular clouds and cirrus clouds.

That is research to satisfy my mind after seeing my own spectacular view this morning. I was almost home from the laundromat but I didn't have the camera with me when I first saw a massive "rainbow" cloud that was completely encircled with all the colors! When I arrived back home 3 minutes later I took the photos below. They will give you an idea of what I saw on the trip home. The most beautiful one was gone, but these are kinda pretty, anyway.
Later as we left Jenny Leigh's Country Cookin' Restaurant I looked up at the sky and saw these doors. WHY? I'll have to ask her at the next visit.
Jenny's Photo 2016

click on an image to view larger and see the pretty clouds


  1. I love your clouds. Thanks for sharing this wonderful photos.

  2. I didn't know this about the clouds...but I've seen this phenomenon. Now I can play 'smart' with Bud sometime all thanks to you.

    Wonder what the doors ARE for? Just an added decor and conversation maker? None-the-less, I like it.