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How lenticular clouds are formed

May 22, 2014, 8:20 a.m.
lenticular clouds at sunset

Photo: Steve Ryan/Flickr CC

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Picture perfect

A real treat for landscape photographers and cloud enthusiasts (aren’t we all cloud enthusiasts, really?), lenticular clouds can form at any time of day. But it’s at sunset that they really show off that strange, smooth, and seemingly unmoving shape.