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The Sun cast its rays through a gap between the mountains and the dark sky like a hallway light peering through the crack beneath a bedroom door. This sleepy Stratocumulus sunset with atmospheric haze was spotted by Dale Peterson (Member 34,214) over the Rocky Mountains west of Denver, Colorado, US.
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Our free Cloud-a-Day app is the perfect way to start your journey to becoming an expert cloudspotter. It has a library of descriptions and reference images for 58 different clouds and optical effects and it uses the power of AI to help you identify the clouds you spot. Members can also view the Cloud-a-Day in the app that they get as part of their subscription.
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A Cloud A Day is our beautifully illustrated book containing 365 skies selected by the Cloud Appreciation Society. It includes photographs by our members from around the world of stunning and fascinating formations, as well as examples of clouds depicted by great artists and even formations in Space, such as interstellar clouds and those on other planets. This is the ultimate dip-in-and-out book for sky lovers. Each image is accompanied by an enlightening explanation, a revealing snippet of cloud science, a surprising story or an uplifting quotation. Each entry will teach you about the sky in a fun and uplifting way.