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Lens: 18-200 Camera: K30 Photo Location: Western Australia, 
Posted By: Terry C, 12-22-2017, 06:57 AM

This is a series of photos I took late afternoon.
They show an aircraft flying through Cirrus clouds which are made up of tiny ice crystals. This causes the development of a very distinct "vapour" trail.
The dark band in front of the aircraft is the result of the sun being directly behind the aircraft, creating a band of shadow.

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That band is very interesting. I love the perspective in the first shot- well done!

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That band is very interesting. I love the perspective in the first shot- well done!
Thanks. It was really a bit of luck. I just happened to be outside when this aircraft came into view - - raced inside and grabbed the camera !

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