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Reply To: Asperitas The CAS Cloud Vol.4

Thanks Michael for this nice kick-off of Volume 4, showing an example of Asperitas that’s rough and gentle at the same time. Almost Unicolored

Asperitas The CAS Cloud Vol.4

Thank  you to Hans for topping off Vol3  of Asperitas photographs! And Thanks to All joining in and contributing to this photographic tribute to the CAS Cloud, Asperitas!. Arizona Asperitas #401  

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Thanks Dave. Very nice to see a B&W version of your asperitas sky. I love the capriciousness of these clouds. Next one is very different. In stead of capricious the lines are gentle. Still asperitas.

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Thanks, Hans, for noting my error.  I don’t know when or why I started carrying around that incorrect knowledge in my head.  You straightened out and filled in my explanation and I’m sure everyone appreciates it as it now makes more sense. Generally speaking, I...

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Great Info Dave! Thanks! Yea all “light” is energy. Our eyes/brains see only a portion of it. Shooting IR takes a lot of trust! Arizona Asperitas #790

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Hi Michael, thanks for the questions. It is important to understand how a photo is produced from an infrared converted camera to understand what one is seeing in the photo. I’ve provided some insight previously but I left out what you asked about even though...

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Dave, The thing about  IR photography that always confuses me , is that you are photographing heat (brite) and lack of heat (dark). As you point out , normal dark can be brite if its “hot” as in the stop sign. Trees and grass are...

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

This is another view from the Asperitas event I witnessed on 2020-07-19. The photo was taken with my infrared converted camera with the false color from the camera’s sensor. Not only does an infrared converted camera provide cloud images with high contrast it also has...

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Michael, I appreciate your continuing posts. This last Saturday, 10-03-20, about noon, I was traveling through a seven mile stretch of the Missouri River floodplain when I looked up and saw one of your Asperitas images. Your photos have apparently found a place in the...
An asperitas formation over Steubenville Ohio, US.
An asperitas formation over Steubenville Ohio, US.

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Very impressive and dramatic capture of Asperitas Dave. The infrared emphasizes the drama very well. Next one is a lot less dramatic, but the B&W approach is another way to enhance the drama a bit.

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

In my last posting I succumbed to a moment of doubt about ID’s I had provided for several of my photos. Thanks to Hans for his insight and many thanks to the members posting in the Cloud Identification Help forum. This image is composed from...

Reply To: ASPERITAS The CAS Cloud Vol 3

Great Asperitas lacunosus Dave. The infrared makes it even more dramatic. And I like your thoughts on asperitas Michael. Dave: you cn find more examples of asperitas lacunosus when you go the gallery and select on these classifications. You will find them all. Altocumulus and...

Reply To: Writhing Cloud Phenomena

Thanks for this question, Dave. And for your fine answer, Dan! It is indeed an example of asperitas. The formation mechanism is never too clear, but one hypothesis is that the chaotic wave features in the vicinity of a storm are to do with gravity...