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Bruce Cooper..Australia

Satellite photos of actinoform clouds Title: Benoît Mandelbrot

Mt. Fuji, Japan... Link leads to a wholesale company instead of photo info.

Cloud spiral in the sky. An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya. The phenomenon was observed early am 18 Oct 2009.

Rainbow Map of Asteroid Vesta by Nasa/JPL via Marke Brown, Wired UK: Taken by the Dawn spacecraft, this image shows the mineral composition of Vesta's southern hemisphere and supports the theory that Vesta is a protoplanet. (Colors were assigned by scientists. The black circle is data omitted due to the angle between Dawn, Vesta and the sun.) #Astronomy #Vesta #NASA #Mark_Browne #wired_uk

Clouds above the Arctic - Credit: Ross J. Salawitch, University of Maryland Stratospheric

Amazing cloud shot taken at Hastings Point NSW by Inger Vandyke, sent in to The Weather Channel feedback.

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. When people see these, they think it's the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover. #Meteorology #Weather #Clouds

Noctilucent clouds are crystals of ice hanging around 50 miles high in the atmosphere that catch the light of the sun long after it has set on the horizon

Fire rainbow cloud: The rare phenomenon appeared behind a storm cloud near Delray Beach, Florida