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Crepuscular rays 1


Crepuscular rays [Glasgow UK, 2:25:00pm Mon 11 Nov 2002; FinePix4800 ZOOM digicam]

This spectacular example of crepuscular rays was seen from a train window just outside Glasgow.

Crepuscular rays are parallel, of course, and are caused by clouds casting shadows in the air. Rather more rare are anticrepuscular rays, seen converging towards the antisolar point (opposite the sun). We're keeping our eyes open.

Image details

Photographer: Chris
Taken: Glasgow UK, 2:25:00pm Mon 11 Nov 2002
Original format: 1600 x 1200 JPEG, 359 Kbytes
Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix4800 ZOOM
Exposure: 1/512 sec * ISO125 * f7.00
Focal length: 9.40mm (macro Off)
Program/mode: Normal/Auto * Metering: Pattern * White balance: Auto
Flash: Not fired * Slow sync: Off
Warnings: blur No, focus No, AE No
Photodesk processing: Scaling, gamma adjustment

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