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Vastapilvisäteet - 12.8.2016 at 20.41 - 12.8.2016 at 20.43 Laitila Observation number 55847

Visibility IV / V

We were coming from the barbecue shed with the host inside to eat when the host noticed the cunning rays in the sky.

I couldn’t say it, but like “wait a minute” and scrambled for a car.

(It has an accurate eye, can't say anything else.

A very confused man stands in a position in the middle of the yard with a steak plate; "Don't say now that you have a camera in it right away" !?

Well of course it was, I had just gotten home a couple of hours earlier from a combined thunderstorm quarry hike and a terrible rain of rain prevented the camera from moving inside the car. Fortunately.

Of FB's Natural Phenomena, Tuomo Leppänen recognized the phenomenon right out of the box - thank you!

These seem to be the first of their kind, which are even described as a memory.

Nicely appeared for a moment, after which they disappeared like a rabbit into a magician's hat, or was it the other way around ...?

Additional information
  • Lightsource of the phenomenon
    • Sunlight
  • Common atmospheric phenomena
    • Antisolar rays info

      Vastapilvisäteet ovat Aurinkoa vastakkaisella taivaalla näkyviä säteitä. Vastapilvisäteet raportoidaan silloin kun Aurinko on horisontin päällä. Auringon ollessa horisontin alapuolella raportoidaan vastahämäränsäteet. 


      Kuva Esko Lehtiniemi. 


      Kuva Esa Ajo.


      Kuva Sauli Koski.

Technical information

Canon EOS 7D, Sigma 18-35mm, ISO 100, f9 and 1 / 320s

Comments: 1 pcs
Mikko Peussa - 13.8.2016 at 20.52 Report this

Hyvät vastapilvisäteet! Näkyi muuten Maskussakin, mutta ei noin kuvauksellisina.

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