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Atmospheric Optics

Atmospheric optics - Rainbows, halos, glories and many other visual spectacles produced by light playing on water drops, dust and ice crystals in the atmosphere with explanations, images and downloadable freeware to simulate them.

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    shelleybanks.ca Blog | Shelley Banks | writing, editing, photography

    Which is fantastic, as Atoptics.co.uk is a great place to learn about atmospheric optics, effects, and all that. Please visit: you’ll see not only my #YQR glory, but lots of other glory photos. And the larger version of my photo (with details and text) of the glory I saw while landing at the Regi... Read article

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    plus.google.com Atmospheric Optics - About - Google+

    Sharing and highlighting information about, and images of, atmospheric optical phenomena Intro About this page This page was created by Dave Pearson and Tim Haynes , to highlight information about, and images of, atmospheric optics. To find out more about this subject we strongly recommend a visi... Read article

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    h2g2.com H2g2 - Journal

    For more information about the how and why of all the phenomenon I've mentioned and many more, Les Cowley's Atmospheric Optics website is the best - http://www.atoptics.co.uk/ So more blood tests and more results to write about. The frequent HbA1c results round up. From the doctor on the 18th May... Read article

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    extremeinstability.com November 7, 2010 Local Rare Optics Display - 11 Different Arcs or Halos Observed

    Here is a good guide on what each optic is and if it is common or not. Name listed on first one then probably not that uncommon, name listed on second link then probably more rare. On the left side is the listing under them you can look at for more info and images. http://www.atoptics.co.uk/halo/... Read article

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    scilogs.de Von Glorien und Gespenstern › Himmelslichter › SciLogs - Wissenschaftsblogs

    Der Nebelbogen ist daher weiß und deutlich breiter als ein Regenbogen. Abbildung 4: Diese Grafik zeigt die Auswirkungen verschiedener Tröfchengrößen von 800 Mikrometern (rechts) bis hin zu 12 Mikrometern. Les Cowley, http://www.atoptics.co.uk ) Die Abbildung 4 zeigt, wie sich die Tröpfchengröße a... Read article

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    tiempo.com Julio | 2010 | Revista del Aficionado a la Meteorología | Página 2

    Les Cowley. Atmospheric Optics, http://www.atoptics.co.uk/index.htm ©Martin Zloty mostrada con permiso Nubes generadas por el lanzamiento nocturno del STS 131, después de que "estallara" dentro de la luz del sol en niveles altos el 5 de abril de 2010. Año 2008 310 pp. Marco Fulle Fotos de rayos d... Read article

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    pearltrees.com Learning | Pearltrees

    Welcome to the Commerce Learning Center Universities with the Best Free Online Courses -- Education-Portal.com free university lectures - computer science, mathematics, physics Atmospheric Optics ENGINEER MANUALS. Backwater_curves.pdf (application/pdf Object) HL Calibration Documents. Reservoir W... Read article

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    lucept.com Atmospheric optics | Lucept

    Atmospheric Optics is a cool site showcasing all of Mother Nature's delightful anomolys in the sky. The site has terrific simulations and detailed explanations about how the optical effects work, such as the classic crepuscular rays above. Although it is obvious in hindsight, it was sort of my pe... Read article

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    capella-observatory.com Crepuscular rays / Crepuscular Strahlen

    February 1st. 2008, Evening in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Canon EOS 5D and 28 mm-lens. More informations about atmospheric phenomenon can be found e.g. at http://www.atoptics.co.uk/ Weitere Informationen über atmosphärische Phänomene sind z.B. auf http://www.meteoros.de/ zu finden. Read article

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    windows2universe.org A Photo Album of Atmospheric Optics Images

    A Photo Album of Atmospheric Optics Images Image Courtesy of NASA/Veres Viktor Windows to the Universe Community Image Courtesy of Carlye Calvin/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Image Courtesy of Carlye Calvin/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Image Courtesy of Carlye... Read article

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    theschierers.net Frost Arc Response by Schierer Space

    May 1st, 2009 by Chris Hey remember those pics I had of an arc formed by the frost on my parents’ lawn? The ones that looked like this: Well I got a reply back from Les Cowly at Atmospheric Optics and he confirmed that the arc was part of a 22 degree halo. What’s cool is that to the mind’s eye, i... Read article

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    blogs.discovermagazine.com Aurora, in the pink | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

    Nitrogen molecules can glow either red or blue. Here’s a diagram from the excellent Atmospheric Optics website : As you can see, several colors are emitted by the various atoms and molecules. One color you won’t see there, though, is pink. That’s because pink isn’t a spectral color; that is, part... Read article

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    forums.macresource.com Quételet fringes

    A different view of Venus and Jupiter. [www.atoptics.co.uk] Read article

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    lanseybrothers.blogspot.com The Lansey Brothers' Blog: Ringed glints, optics picture of the day

    Ringed glints, optics picture of the day Today an old photo of mine of a ringed glint was featured as the Atmosphere Optics Photo of the day page here . About The Lansey Brothers' Blog is a joint project between the Three Lansey Brothers: Eli, Yoni and Aryeh (in age [not height] order). Three pos... Read article

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    itp.uni-hannover.de Refraction and dispersion of light

    (There is a special site devoted to Mie scattering by Philip Laven .) Beautiful images of rainbows and other atmospheric phenomena may be found at the following sites: www.meteoros.de , www.nachtwolke.de , www.allthesky.com , Atmospheric Optics , Paraselene – and many more; also the geometric-opt... Read article

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