Filter Photos:

You have selected:


Main Cloud Types

Other Clouds

Optical Effects

Miscellaneous

Horseshoe Vortex!

Horseshoe Vortex!

Forums The Cloud Forum Horseshoe Vortex!

Viewing 5 reply threads
  • Author
    Posts
    • #353724
      DanunosusDanunosus
      Participant

      Hey, hey! For my first topic post I thought I would show you all the first horseshoe vortex I have managed to document. I saw it on June 8th, 2019, in Blairgowrie, Scotland, during the evening hours. Was really fascinating to watch! Will upload the rather shaky time-lapse I also took.

      In the latest CAS Cloud a Day email, the horseshoe vortex is given the supplementary feature name “tuba”. Would I, then, be correct in saying that this cloud’s official name would be Cumulus fractus tuba?

      (I have 15 images altogether, so will post 5 here, then five in the next post and another five in the post after that. :) )

      12345

    • #353726
      DanunosusDanunosus
      Participant

      678910

    • #353727
      DanunosusDanunosus
      Participant

      1112141315

    • #353728
      DanunosusDanunosus
      Participant

      Here is the time-lapse I captured. I apologise for its shakiness; I didn’t think I’d have enough time to run indoors and set my phone camera stand up.

    • #353731
      Hans StockerHans Stocker
      Participant

      Congrats Danunosus. You even captured it in a time-lapse! Although shaky, you got it. When you had go get indoors you would have missed it I suppose.

      • #353774
        DanunosusDanunosus
        Participant

        Exactly. This was my main worry. :) Happy that I managed to capture it, though!

    • #353794
      MichaelMichael
      Participant

      Nice Catch Dan!..May  your luck stay with you!

Viewing 5 reply threads
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.