Français English
Gallery > In the sky > Solar halo and contrail
1782 pictures in pixheaven.net
Search & Sort
Circumzenithal arc, parhelions, parhelic circle, etc.
A clouds ocean
Solar halo and contrail
23486 times
Like Jupiter symbol
22546 times
Contrails shadow
19898 times
Residuum of a contrail
18919 times
Contrail sequence
16955 times
The sky is full of contrails!
15320 times
Crepuscular rays and contrail
15245 times
Skid marks?!
13839 times
Preceed by its shadow
13228 times
Fan shadows
12842 times
 The others pictures of "Contrails"
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 |

Solar halo and contrail
Click to enlarge
1024 x 768 pixels (141 ko)

 1024 x 768 pixels (141 kB)
From 8 AM, I noticed the first 22 degrees halo of the day. So, I was staying vigilant to other probable halo display. It was around 2 PM that I notice the next one, much more contrasted than the previous one. I decided to take a photo when I saw this plane approaching, preceded by its contrail shadow.
In this picture, we guess that the contrail is over the cirrus veil displaying the halo, because it cast clearly its shadow on the cloudy veil.
Seen 23486 times
Instrument   110 mm focal length
Exposure & film   1/1500 s with digital camera Camedia 5060
Date & place   June 25, 2004, Quimper

 The others pictures of "Contrails"
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 |

 This picture has been published in
 Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD)
Published as the picture of the day on July 1st, 2004 on the Website Earth Science Picture of the Day.
To see the picture, click here 
A Shower of
Stars in Brittany

A Shower of in Brittany
Brittany by night
in panorama!

Member of
TWAN

The World At Night

Newsletter
Your e-mail
address:

Visit my
professional
site

Galerie Pbase


© 2003-2013 Laurent Laveder - pixheaven.net