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I've brought together some images from other spots on Wikipedia, but now I am wondering whether some of them might not be cirrocumulus. It is difficult to judge the height of the clouds from the pictures alone. -- Solipsist 15:01, 30 Mar 2005 (UTC)
Mistaken for UFOs
I've heard that altocumulus clouds form dramatic "flying saucer" shapes and can be mistaken for UFOs. Should this be entered?
- Altocumulus can form lying saucer shapes, but that is a special type of altocumulus called a Lenticular cloud (Altocumulus Lenticularis). They are formed on the lee side of mountains. --The High Fin Sperm Whale (talk) 17:51, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
what are they formed from? droplets? ice? what? 188.8.131.52 21:23, 1 February 2007 (UTC)
- I would expect that they are formed from water droplets due to their height and appearance, but I'm not sure. --The High Fin Sperm Whale (talk) 17:51, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
ure a cow moo —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 23:36, 19 May 2008 (UTC) people are killing the world and clouds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 23:47, 19 May 2008 (UTC)
The cloud infobox says it is not a precipitation cloud, but File:Virga 05.jpg shows Altocumulus virga. But isn't virga a form of precipitation? --The High Fin Sperm Whale (talk) 23:08, 19 May 2009 (UTC)
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