Today we had stunningly beautiful cirrus clouds that lasted from midday until the light failed. The sky was just the right blue to bring out the best in the clouds (figure 1). The sunset (figure 5) was astounding.

Figure 1. Cirrus clouds and sun star over LaVerghetta Center. Marywood University, Scranton, PA. Photo: author.
Figure 2. Cirrus clouds in filamentary streaks. Marywood University, Scranton, PA. Photo: author.
Figure 3. Cirrus cascade. Marywood University, Scranton, PA. Photo: author.
Figure 4. Low frequency waves in cirrus clouds. Marywood University, Scranton, PA. Photo: author.
Figure 5. Cirrus sunset. Marywood University, Scranton, PA. Photo: author.

Nikon Z 7ii with Nikkor 24-200 mm f/4-6.3 lens.

Figure 1. 24 mm, f/11, ISO 100, 1/100 s.
Figure 2. 47 mm, f/8, ISO 64, 1/13 s.
Figure 3. 102 mm, f/8, ISO 64, 1/30 s.
Figure 4. 47 mm, f/8, ISO 64, 1/8 s.
Figure 5. 89 mm, f/8, ISO 64, 1/5 s.

All cleaned up by DxO, edited in Luminar AI.

Published by gsb03632

A college professor living in Scranton, PA

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