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Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds

Uploaded by: MikePic

Friday March 1, 2013

Commerce City, CO (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Taken at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Nature Preserve.

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 60D

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Artist:

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Copyright: [None] (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/320 sec.

FNumber: f/22.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

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

Aperture: 9.00 EV (f/22.6)

Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 119.0 mm

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SubsecTime: 22

SubSecTimeOriginal: 22

SubSecTimeDigitized: 22

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 640

PixelYDimension: 427

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 5728.18

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 5808.40

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

InteroperabilityIndex: R98

InteroperabilityVersion: 0100

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17. Suzell
3:31 PM GMT on March 04, 2013
a rare and beautiful treat - thanks for sharing!
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16. TanyaMass
12:25 PM GMT on March 04, 2013
Beautiful and rare cloud formations! Congratulations!!!
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15. weatherphotographs
5:46 AM GMT on March 03, 2013
Excellent capture of K-H clouds! Congrats!
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14. YouKnowWho
3:07 AM GMT on March 03, 2013
Very cool!
AC congrats!
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13. observing
10:11 PM GMT on March 02, 2013
KH is an instability that has also been photographed on the Planet Saturn. Link
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12. Kajzar
9:42 PM GMT on March 02, 2013
Fantastic shot of this phenomenon!
Congratulations!
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11. nanapoo
4:10 PM GMT on March 02, 2013
Cool! Congrats!
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10. mcleodglen
3:15 PM GMT on March 02, 2013
the clouds are like a great picture.
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9. catilac
1:43 PM GMT on March 02, 2013
Nice catch Mike, Congrats on the AC and VIP!
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8. ruralartist
1:02 PM GMT on March 02, 2013
Congrats. Great capture of these odd beauties.! Thanks for sharing with us.
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7. ColoradoKat
8:49 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
Extremely cool, Mike! Congratulations!
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6. Skyepony
7:21 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
Yay..Skyeponys!
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5. trailhiker44
5:59 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
Fantastic cloud formation !
Excellent capture !
Having learned from Katy how rare they are when she identified them on a shot I took 2011 in NM !
CONGRATULATIONS, Mike !!!
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4. katy99780
5:13 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
Update: Congratulations on your VIP! So glad you were there for this event, and you knew what you were seeing!
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3. cincobayou
5:09 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
I am a cloud nut and this is really great! Since I live in a warmer part of the 
country (NW Florida) I don't think I'll ever see one like this but I have seen a few Mare's Tails when it's a cold day and conditions are just right.
Super shot!
~margo~
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2. katy99780
3:21 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
EXCELLENT Mike! EXCELLENT! This is quite a rare event, glad you were there with your camera in hand!
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1. newenglandlight
3:08 AM GMT on March 02, 2013
Great shot! There's even a double row of them!
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At various times in my life I have been a student, husband, soldier, public school teacher, contractor,house painter, traveler, husband, grandfather... and observer. Photography has been the common thread throughout.

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