"Lenticular cloud over Mauna Kea"

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© Michael F. OBrien
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UploadedFebruary 23, 2012
TakenFebruary 22, 2012
Exposure1/800 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length14.1 mm


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9:09:03 AM - 2/22/2012 - Lenticular clouds over Mauna Kea viewed from the Waikoloa Village Golf Course, South Kohala, Big Island, Hawaii

Lenticular clouds (Altocumulus lenticularis) are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, normally aligned perpendicular to the wind direction.

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  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (23 Feb 2012):


  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (23 Feb 2012):

    Excellent! Looks like a small white hover craft.1

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (8 Mar 2012):

    what a beautiful place. the cloud looks like a space ship..great shot.

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper said (1 Apr 2012):

    The more ornate look like spaceships. Makes me think of the movie, Cocoon.

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