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Rare Nacreous Clouds Of Antarticia

Deven Stross captured the rare Antarctica Polar stratospheric clouds also known as Nacreous clouds in August 2013.

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Due to their high altitude and the curvature of the surface of the Earth, these clouds will receive sunlight from below the horizon and reflect it to the ground, shining brightly well before dawn or after dusk. / Via Facebook: Deven-Stross-Photography

“It was around -20F degrees (-28.8 celsius) ambient with wind gusts around 10 knots and I was at work. I wasn’t able to get away and set up a proper shot so I grabbed my camera and leaned into the back door jamb. This was the best I could do under the circumstances and I’m happy I could at least record these images.”

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