Lenticular Cloud Over Mauna Kea
Credit: Gemini Observatory
Taken from Hilo, HI this image of a "Lenticular" cloud formed by winds over Mauna Kea produced this classic formation created by upper level winds forced over the mountain and "skipping" in the atmospere. The formation lasted almost 24 hours.
Image obtained on November 25th, 2003 at sunrise. Two images were stitched together to form the full image.
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