Caption: Timelapse footage of iridescence in high cloud near the sun. The mother-of-pearl colours in the cloud are an optical effect, formed by the diffraction of sunlight by the tiny water droplets forming the cloud. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in winter.

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Keywords: afternoon, america, atmosphere, atmospheric, bright, clouds, color, colors, colour, colours, diffraction, education, educational, effect, effects, environment, iridescence, iridescent, light, meteorological, meteorology, north america, optical, sky, sunny, timelapse, united states, us, usa, weather, winter

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Iridescence in cloud, timelapse

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Duration: 00:00:16.19

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: No

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

File size: 427.3M


Capture format: DVCPRO HD

Frame size: 1280x1080

Codec: DVCPRO HD 1080i60

Interlaced: Yes

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