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Visibility IV / V
Shortly after sunset, a meandering cloud appeared. Does this meet the KH cloud criteria?
Hieman auringonlaskun jälkeen näkyi kiemurainen pilvi. Täyttäisköhän tämä KH-pilven kriteerit?
The Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds are among the most exotic apparitions in the cloud world.
They resemble regular waves in shape, typically several in succession. String wave strings are created at the top of the cloud mass when there are layers of air moving at different speeds in the air.
If there is moisture in one layer of air, it may rise into waves in another layer of air moving at different speeds. There is Kelvin-Helmholtz instability between the air layers at that time, from which the cloud waves are named.
Waves in lakes and seas are the result of this same instability between layers moving at different speeds. Kelvin-Helmholtz waves can also be seen in the gas circles of Jupiter and Saturn, for example.
Only clearly wavy cases can be called Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds. It is good to be careful not to confuse them with conventional undulatus clouds. The cloud types can be difficult to identify, especially when viewed from the side.
In a real Kelvin-Helmholtz cloud, the wave structure is clear. Only well-developed and undisputed Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds are collected to the Sky Watch database.
Wavy Kelvin-Helmholz clouds. Image Grahamuk / Wikipedia.
Tom Eklund observed these Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds in Finland.
Onpas hienot kiekurat!
No nyt lähtee, hyvää settiä!
Täyttänee with flying colors; keksikääpä joku aiheeseen sopiva sanonta tähän, runosuoneni ei juuri nyt tunnu pulpahtavan.
Jestas sentään, nyt kyllä osui kohdalle!
Hävyttömän hienot! Näin selkeät muodot ovat melkoisen harvassa.
(Jyri: ei minultakaan tuon kummempaa sanaleikkiä irronnut ;)
Hienot tyylipuhtaat KH:t, kuin suoraan oppikirjasta!
On kyllä hieno. Näyttävyyttä päivitetty ylöspäin ylläpidon puolesta.
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