Colours in a contrail

On this image one can see colour in a contrail at both 22 AND 46 degree positions (the latter just above the electrical power pole on the wide-angle image). It’s analysed carefully recently. The angles were measured using calibration images. I cannot recall seeing other reports of this kind of observation. The aircraft was crossing the Rocky Mountains from west to east in the afternoon.

Author: Alan Clark

Posted on June 17, 2014, in ice phenomena, observations and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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