Sunday Photo: backlit clouds

Sunrise behind Mt Teide on Tenerife
Sunrise behind Teide



Mt Teide often forms a banner cloud; the locals say that Teide is wearing its cap. At this time of year the sun rises behind Tenerife, so any clouds, including the cap, are backlit.

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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