Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis

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Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis

Post by FFLpilot » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:01 pm

The 'Mountain Wave' cloud, common around the Front Range both spring and fall. If you've never seen a time-lapse of such a cloud, you might not realize that the air within the cloud is usually moving very fast, even though the cloud is stationary.

Yesterday morning I captured 39 minutes of imagery that I compiled into a 14 second time-lapse.




If you want to see an additional close-up view of the lee side of the cloud (plus additional info on the genesis of these clouds), feel free to check out this blog post.
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Re: Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis

Post by ChrisRoberts » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:39 pm

Very cool!
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Post by skiwall » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:50 pm

Awesome time lapse!
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Re: Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis

Post by sunny1 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:54 pm

Whoa! That's cool - great pics and info on your blog. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis

Post by Sugar Madison » Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:30 pm

That is badass, thanks!
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Re: Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis

Post by sue personett » Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:52 pm

mountain-wave.jpg
mountain-wave.jpg (29.88 KiB) Viewed 768 times
Awesome lift too!!!! I've flown sailplanes in a few mountain waves.
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