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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Mammantus Cloud’

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Mammatus Clouds Over Olympic Valley Credit & License: Matt Saal (Wikipedia) Explanation: What's happened to these clouds? Normal cloud bottoms are flat because moist warm air that rises and cools will condense into water droplets at a very specific temperature, which usually corresponds to a very specific height. After water droplets form that air becomes an opaque cloud. Under some conditions, however, cloud pockets can develop that contain large droplets of water or ice that ... Full Story

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