Caption: Timelapse footage of lenticular clouds lit orange by the setting sun. Lenticular clouds form downwind of mountain ranges, where air is lifted due to its passage over the mountains, formed a standing wave downwind of them. At the crests of the waves the moisture condenses, forming stationary clouds. Filmed in the USA in summer.

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Keywords: altostratus, america, atmosphere, beauty in nature, clouds, colour, dusk, environment, evening, lenticularis, meteorology, mostly cloudy, mountain waves, orange, peaceful, pretty colors, red sky, setting, stratocumulus, summer, sun, sunset, timelapse, us, usa, weather

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Lenticular clouds at sunset

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Duration: 00:00:20.22

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

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