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Nacreous clouds
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When droplets in clouds are quite the same, one can see some iridescences at the border of the cloud formations, especially near the Sun.
This iridescence phenomenon was clearly visible on Frebruary 26, 2004. During one small hour, some cloud with appropriated characteristics have come to play with the Sun and then displayed nice colorful hues, mainly pink and green.
In this sequence taken between 14:51:04 and 14:52:11, one can see the evolution of iridescences as the cloud shifts. The Sun is located behind the cypress.
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Instrument   76 mm focal length, composite of 4 pictures
Exposure & film   1/700 s with digital camera DC3400 Zoom
Date & place   February 26, 2004, Saint Evarzec (Finistère)

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 This picture has been published in
 Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD)
Published as the picture of the day on April 27, 2004 on the Website Earth Science Picture of the Day.
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