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Nacreous clouds - Atmospheric Optics
Nacreous clouds, sometimes called mother-of-pearl clouds, are rare but once seen are never forgotten. They are mostly visible within two hours after sunset or before dawn when they blaze unbelievably bright with vivid and slowly shifting iridescent colours.
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Polar stratospheric cloud - Wikipedia
Polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs), also known as nacreous clouds (/ ˈ n eɪ k r i ə s /, from nacre, or mother of pearl, due to its iridescence), are clouds in the winter polar stratosphere at altitudes of 15,000–25,000 m (49,000–82,000 ft).
Mother-of-pearl cloud | meteorology | Britannica.com
Other articles where Mother-of-pearl cloud is discussed: climate: Cloud types: …are known as nacreous or “mother-of-pearl” clouds because of their brilliant iridescent colours.
'Mother-of-pearl' clouds may have inspired Edvard Munch's ...
"Hence, there is a high probability that it was an event of mother-of-pearl clouds which was the background for Munch's experience in nature, and for his iconic Scream." Muri conceded the latest ...
Rare Cloud May Have Inspired Edvard Munch's 'The Scream ...
The sky in the painting "The Scream" portrays an unusual scene. A new theory suggests that nacreous, or mother-of-pearl clouds, may have been the inspiration. A rare type of cloud may have been ...
The cloud with a dangerous secret - The Guardian
Also known as "mother-of-pearl clouds", nacreous clouds exhibit spectacular iridescent pastel colours, caused by the sunlight diffracting as it passes around their tiny ice crystals.
'Mother-of-pearl' clouds inspired Edvard Munch's The ...
Nacreous clouds, sometimes called mother-of-pearl clouds, form in the very cold regions of the lower stratosphere some 15 - 25 km (9 -16 mile) high and well above tropospheric clouds.