Iridescent Clouds At Sunset
Taken by Helio C. Vital on January 1, 2014 @ Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  Camera Used: SONY DSC-HX300
Exposure Time: 1/500
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 80
Date Taken: 2014:01:01 19:38:29
 
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The Sun was about to set when these photos were taken around 21:38 UT. They show iridiscent clouds over the 1021-meter high Tijuca Peak, located in the City of Rio de Janeiro. The colored patterns were caused by diffraction of sunlight by small water droplets. A Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 camera was used for all shots.
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