The colors of the rainbow are 7 but in front of me I have a white rainbow. You can see that it’s not a halo or other atmospheric optical effect, it’s a rainbow, but it’s white. That idea that seems so simple is difficult for me to assimilate, because they had always explained to me how rainbows are formed and why colors are seen, and there in front of me I had one that did not comply with the rules. […]
Seeing a tornado has been on my mind for a long time, and coincidentally Estonia is a privileged place for it. Located in one of the tornado alleys that exist, it is visited very often by this phenomenon. But although my curiosity is great, my knowledge is small. So in summer, whenever there is a chance of a storm, I go out to look at the clouds, and at the moment what I am finding are funnel clouds that are […]
Something beautiful to see. In this video you can see a bright and colorful parhelion as a flame burning in the sky. Far from reality because it is formed by the ice in the air of the upper layers of the atmosphere.
During the summer season there are many opportunities to see spectacular noctilucent clouds NLC, but in this video I want to show you what it looks like during one single night (the night of 9th July 2020) and the great variety of types and shapes that noctilucent clouds NLC can present at all times. You can also see the common clouds below, moving in a totally different way. Music by Stellardrone (Creative Commons: CC by 3.0) stellardrone.bandcamp.com
Spectacular noctilucent clouds NLC filmed from Estonia. 4K quality. Estonia is a prime location for viewing these types of clouds. During clear summer nights they can be seen standing out in the sky.
If one day you are walking and you realize that your shadow has a halo, do not panic, it has an explanation. One of my photos selected and explained today in OPOD Optics Picture Of the Day. https://www.atoptics.co.uk/fza199.htm Very grateful to Les Cowley for his fantastic work in illustrating and explaining all these atmospheric phenomena.
Stunning clouds before sunrise. Please, zoom in on the image to see how many details these clouds offer. Click here to get in High Resolution 7111x4000px (All rights reserved) (Save Link As…) Noctilucent Cloud in Estonia by Isaac GP
Today in Optics Picture of the Day my Baltic Halos