Caption: Timelapse footage of iridescence in lenticular clouds. Also known as altocumulus standing lenticular , or ACSL, the clouds mark the crest of mountain waves and last for hours. Diffraction of sunlight by the clouds' small supercooled water droplets create the iridescence. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in autumn.

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Iridescence in lenticular clouds

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Duration: 00:00:27.2

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