Mirages in front of solar disk

On June 7, 2014, there was an especially interesting sunrise on Mt. Zugspitze. There was not the green flash I expected, but the miraged mountains of the Bavarian Forest showed up in front of the rising solar disk (image series). According to calculations of the position of the rising sun and Ulrich Deuschle´s panorama program the mountains visible in the mirage were probably Mt. Hoher Filzberg (1279 metres) and Mt. Sulzriegel (1260 metres), which are 252 kilometres away. The mirages were only visible in front of the solar disk, apart from that visibility was only at 60 kilometres, which is not enough by far for seeing the Bavarian Forest from here.

Author: Claudia Hinz

Posted on June 15, 2014, in air mirages, observations and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Weh und Kummer! Der Link ist gebrochen.

  2. Sorry, das war nur vorübergehend, da unsere Hauptseite http://www.meteoros.de heute neu hochgeladen war. Jetzt ist alles wieder in Ordnung.

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