Nacreous cloud and vortex | Asbjørn Bonvik

Asbjørn Bonvik
Location of photo
Vestby, Norway
Date/Time of photo
Jan 20, 2008, 5:32PM
Snapshot with handheld Sony DSC-V3
A vortex, probably from a passing plane, seems to be suspended in a display of colorful nacreous clouds after sunset. The vortex was writhing and corkscrewing, giving a stunning 3-dimensional effect.
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