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Broken Mirage

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Friday April 11, 2014

Tok, AK (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: We have had these 'superior mirages' on our horizons quite a bit lately, as cold dense layer of night air is trapped beneath a layer of warmer layer aloft, temperature inversions.

Here, a few minutes after the other shot, lower layers are warming and the inversion is breaking up.

15 below zero.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.7.3

Exposure Time: 1/320 sec.

FNumber: f/7.1

Exposure Program: Landscape mode (for landscape photos with the background in focus)

ISO Speed Ratings: 2000

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Shutter speed: 8.38 EV (APEX: 18, 1/331 sec.)

Aperture: 5.62 EV (f/7.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.66 EV (f/7.1)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 250.0 mm

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SubSecTimeDigitized: 78

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 4272

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Focal Plane x-Resolution: 4720.44

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 4786.55

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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13. katy99780
2:59 AM GMT on April 15, 2014
Thanks Heidrun and BoazR!
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12. BoazR
2:50 AM GMT on April 15, 2014
Fantastic mirage
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11. trailhiker44
5:28 AM GMT on April 14, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome AC, Katy !!!
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10. katy99780
3:41 PM GMT on April 13, 2014
Thank you Julia, Max and Ivan!
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9. Doesiedoats
3:39 PM GMT on April 13, 2014
It's gorgeous, Katy!

Congratulations on your AC.
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8. Nikongranny
3:06 PM GMT on April 13, 2014
Such beauty on our planet!! If I weren't so old, I would love to take a trip up there and see all this beauty for myself, but since this isn't going to happen, I can enjoy it from your great scenic! Congrats and 10 from SW Iowa
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7. kippic
3:01 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
Wow, that is fascinating. You can definitely tell where the mirage is in this shot.
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6. katy99780
2:26 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
(woodsmoke...) :)

Thanks for stopping by Eileen!
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5. YouKnowWho
2:21 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
Cool! Love the layer of fog!
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4. katy99780
2:18 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
Thank you very much Kathy! :)
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3. minnesotamom
1:59 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
This is so neat!! The mirage just adds to the spectacular beauty of the mountains. Wow!
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2. katy99780
12:13 AM GMT on April 13, 2014
Thank you for stopping by Heidrun.
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1. trailhiker44
5:09 PM GMT on April 12, 2014
The sunlight brings the snow to a beautiful glow, but the inversion still creates that wonderful mirage !
Gorgeous shot, Katy !
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katy99780

I've lived in Alaska since 1969. I love this wild land. The extremes of the far north shape and affect every living thing. Extremes of weather, elevation, daylight hours, isolation, flora and fauna, nothing in Nature is insignificant.I have a Davis Vantage Pro weather station, uploading to Wunderground, (Turks on the Tundra) the National Weather Service, the Citizen Weather Observation Program and MADIS (Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System). "May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart." ~ Indigenous Arctic Proverb

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