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From: Dan Richter (1:317/3)
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Date: Fri, 19.03.21 12:00
ES Picture of the Day 19 2021
EPOD - a service of USRA

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes
and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and
archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory
captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The
community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and
relevant links.


Pink Virga

March 19, 2021

3152_20201109

Photographer: Juan Manuel Pe'rez Rayego
Summary Authors: Juan Manuel Pe'rez Rayego; Jim Foster

The gauzy, pinkish veil shown above at right center is actually rain
falling through the atmosphere, as observed near Merida, Spain.
The Sun had been behind these stratocumulus clouds for several
minutes prior to the photo being snapped. At first glance, it looked
like a pink mist was falling, and then I realized that this
precipitation likely wasn’t reaching the ground ( virga), as the
air near the surface was quite dry. Photo taken at sunset on
November 9, 2020.
* Merida, Spain Coordinates: 38.9394, -6.3652

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Cloud Links

* Atmospheric Optics
* The Cloud Appreciation Society
* Cloud Atlas
* Color and Light in Nature

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Space Research Association.

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