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Wolf Moon Setting

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« on: January 20, 2011, 05:24:10 pm »

Stunning!!, the first image is a winner. What you have there are anti-crepuscular rays which converge directly opposite the sunset, so in this case in the morning the rising sun in the E would produce rays at the anti-solar point in the W. Here's more...

http://www.atoptics.co.uk/atoptics/anti1.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticrepuscular_rays

Yes, they are caused by clouds and distant hills/mountains. Very nice catch Richard  Smiley
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