Shadow Cloud

September 27, 2005

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Provided and copyright by: Bob Hawbaker
Summary authors & editors: Bob Hawbaker; Jim Foster

The eye catching sky shadow shown above was taken on July 25, 2005, from Fountain Hills, Arizona. The clouds in the foreground add interest to the twilight scene but played no role in producing this profound slice across the sky. Rather, an unseen cloud below the horizon (perhaps a towering cumulonimbus cloud) is effectively blocking part of the sunlight, thus casting this fascinating shadow beneath the orange colored clouds.

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