Caption: Timelapse footage of iridescence in a wave cloud above a mountain wave rotor cloud. The colours in the high cloud are due to the diffraction of sunlight by the minute water droplets in the standing wave cloud. Rotor clouds roil beneath the higher cloud. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in winter.

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Keywords: altocumulus, america, atmosphere, beautiful, beauty, chaotic, clouds, color, colors, colour, colours, contrails, diffraction, effect, environment, iridescence, lee waves, lenticularis, meteorology, midday, mountain clouds, optical, phenomenon, pretty, rotor, sky, stratocumulus, timelapse, turbulent, us, usa, variably cloudy, wave motion, weather, winter

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Iridescence in high cloud, timelapse

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Duration: 00:00:14

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

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Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 403.6M


Capture format: DVCPRO

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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