Not a Flying Saucer

2 Apr

 

This is a lenticular cloud. It looks just like a flying saucer, but is not one. It and similar formations are caused by wave motions in the atmosphere and are usually seen in mountainous or hilly areas. Now you know what all those grainy photographs are actually of.

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One Response to “Not a Flying Saucer”

  1. sketchjay April 2, 2013 at 9:42 pm #

    wow!

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