Tags: optics

10/11/08

Permalink 01:30:10 pm, by millercommamatt, 89 words   English (US)
Categories: Meteorology

Anti-Crepuscular Rays

Last night we were treated to a very lovely sunset over the ocean. Additionally, opposite the sunset we saw a spectacular display of anti-crepuscular rays. Anti-Crepuscular rays appear to converge on the anti-solar point of the sun. That is the point in… more »

06/13/08

Permalink 09:13:07 am, by millercommamatt, 184 words   English (US)
Categories: General, Meteorology

Atmospheric Optics

In my opinion, one of the coolest non-precipitation atmospheric phenomena are ice halos. Ice Halos Ice Halos are caused by the scattering, reflection, and refraction of light by microscopic ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. Depending on t… more »
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