49.7 MB (4.5 MB compressed)
4644 x 3744 pixels
39.4 x 31.8 cm ⏐ 15.5 x 12.5 in (300dpi)
TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Snowflake with a stellar (or dendritic) crystal form, made in a cloud when water freezes at negative fifteen degrees Celsius. When crystallization occurs slowly, in calm air and in temperatures near the freezing point, snowflakes will exhibit hexagonal symmetry.
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