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Clouds and Weather Phenomena

By: CJP Cave (Author)

56 pages, b/w photos

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | May 2015 | Edition: 2 | #221362 | ISBN-13: 9781107504868
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About this book

First published in 1943 as the second edition of a 1926 original, Clouds and Weather Phenomena explains certain natural phenomena visible in the skies. Cave details the reasons for atmospheric features such as coronae, iridescent clouds, mirages and the various cloud formations, and illustrates the text with many photographs. Clouds and Weather Phenomena will be of value to anyone with an interest in the natural world or meteorology.


Contents

Preface
List of illustrations

1. Clouds
2. The colour of the sky
3. Sunset colours
4. Sunset rays
5. The green ray
6. Rainbows
7. Halos
8. Coronae
9. Iridescent clouds
10. Broken spectres
11. Mirages
12. The moon
13. The apparent size of the sun and moon on the horizon

Index


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