Waves of Clouds !!..what are they all about ?

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« on: 17/09/2007 19:09:14 »
Dear People With Their Heads In The Clouds !!

See these pictures I took just a short while ago :

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Nice aren't they ?..notice how liney and in waves the clouds are !!


Why's that then ?

I just want to know...don't ewe ?






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« Reply #1 on: 17/09/2007 19:28:48 »
Has this got anything to do with life or life forms or life processes?
What kind of curiosity is it?

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« Reply #2 on: 17/09/2007 21:03:38 »
Hmm, Neilsy, I think you took a pic of an alien waving at you with its 3 fingers!
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« Reply #3 on: 17/09/2007 21:06:12 »
LOL it is cool, but I have no idea why!

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« Reply #4 on: 18/09/2007 11:26:08 »
I am having trouble seeing the pictures clearly, but they look like cirrus clouds. What altitude would you say they were at? or failing that were they high level clouds?

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« Reply #5 on: 18/09/2007 11:33:41 »
And  here is another failed attempt to know-
where have my posts gone?

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« Reply #6 on: 18/09/2007 11:46:13 »
And  here is another failed attempt to know-
where have my posts gone?


Your post has been split off to a new thread at:

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=10112.0

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« Reply #7 on: 18/09/2007 13:38:50 »
I am having trouble seeing the pictures clearly, but they look like cirrus clouds. What altitude would you say they were at? or failing that were they high level clouds?

THANKS TO ALL for your responses so far. Always wonderful to see Lo (Hi LO..sheesh !)

Paul...I don't think they were that high......to be honest..I wouldn't know what to say...would 1000 feet be a reasonable figure to guesstimate ?
I do hope ewe can get a chance to see the piccys properly.
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« Reply #8 on: 18/09/2007 14:07:42 »
i wish my computers would work properly :-( . an uneducated guess would be that they are too low to be cirrus, but they still look like cirrus; cirrus floccus or possibly cirrus fibratus.

this is a picture of cirrus fibratus, did they look something like that?

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« Reply #9 on: 18/09/2007 14:19:52 »
i wish my computers would work properly :-( . an uneducated guess would be that they are too low to be cirrus, but they still look like cirrus; cirrus floccus or possibly cirrus fibratus.

this is a picture of cirrus fibratus, did they look something like that?


Similar...but these were distinct wide bands evenly spaced and of equal proportion..........not an accumulation like yours...but similar.

Would it be of any use to you if I emailed the piccys to ya Mr Cloud Paul Sir ?
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« Reply #10 on: 18/09/2007 14:25:15 »
were they equal spaced, finger like clouds that looked like a sort of giant fan made of clouds....something like lots of rockets had been set off from one place but each at a slightly different direction?

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« Reply #11 on: 18/09/2007 14:29:03 »
or feather looking?

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« Reply #12 on: 18/09/2007 15:00:13 »
were they equal spaced, finger like clouds that looked like a sort of giant fan made of clouds....something like lots of rockets had been set off from one place but each at a slightly different direction?

Big fingers !!!!
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« Reply #13 on: 18/09/2007 15:14:30 »
ok, they looked like big fingers spread out. I would have to say that they were cirrus then, but them being so low is a problem.
i will have to have a think!!!

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« Reply #14 on: 18/09/2007 21:30:31 »
Paul..they might have been higher chum !!

I really couldn't tell very well...I did try jumping but couldn't reach them !!
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« Reply #15 on: 19/09/2007 13:45:01 »
Paul..they might have been higher chum !!

I really couldn't tell very well...I did try jumping but couldn't reach them !!

do you have a ladder?

any way, until my pc is running better. here is a picture of a cloud that looks like a sheep....enjoy.


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« Reply #16 on: 19/09/2007 14:31:25 »
AWWWWWW it really does look a lot like Sheepy but Younger! LOL.. Nice picture Paul!

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« Reply #18 on: 19/09/2007 23:17:00 »
Paul..they might have been higher chum !!

I really couldn't tell very well...I did try jumping but couldn't reach them !!

do you have a ladder?

any way, until my pc is running better. here is a picture of a cloud that looks like a sheep....enjoy.




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« Reply #19 on: 19/09/2007 23:18:03 »
Really wavy clouds , (surf's up  [:)]) ...
http://www.siskiyous.edu/shasta/map/mp/bswav.jpg

http://www.siskiyous.edu/shasta/env/clouds/

WOOOO !!!..those are quality clouds !!.THANKS for poring them.
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« Reply #20 on: 20/09/2007 01:46:30 »

"Life is not measured by the number of Breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."

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« Reply #21 on: 03/08/2008 22:47:21 »
I forgot about this one...Taking a fresher look, I think they are jetstream cirrus. I know that is higher than you thought the cloud to be but thats my best guess.