Skip to comments.Astronomy Picture of the Day -- A Retreating Thunderstorm at Sunset
Posted on 08/28/2013 3:43:38 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
Explanation: What type of cloud is that? This retreating cumulonimbus cloud, more commonly called a thundercloud, is somewhat unusual as it contains the unusual bumpiness of a mammatus cloud on the near end, while simultaneously producing falling rain on the far end. Taken in mid-June in southern Alberta, Canada, the cloud is moving to the east, into the distance, as the sun sets in the west, behind the camera. In the above image, graphic sunset colors cross the sky to give the already photogenic cloud striking orange and pink hues. A darkening blue sky covers the background. Further in the distance, a rising, waxing, gibbous moon is visible on the far right.
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Dr. King wanted a nation where negroes were on equal ground with all other races.
He wanted to do this peacefully. Therefore he was killed violently and publicly.
Jesse Jackson (a CIA spook) was named to take his place.
How unfortunate MLK’s children had to grow up in a world shaped by Jackson. However, tons of money keeps the MLK family quiet and happy.
It reminds me of the first time I saw the Southwest sky. This coast-raised guy didn’t know what Big Sky was until then.
Never heard of a mammatus cloud before .... here's another striking example of one from the Wiki page:
Cloudy with a chance of Rocky Mountain Oysters???
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