Hello, WeatherBrains listeners, welcome to the Fog Bank, keeping Weatherbrains fog horn free for JB.
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Christopher Waits, @lostweatherguy, sent me the link to
NOAA Central Library US Daily Weather Maps Project
The February 16 Earth Science picture of the day has a great picture and explanation of the science behind a split sunset
Space Weather.com had an interesting picture of the Feb. 14-15 Aurora, from a US Dept. of Defense Meteorological Program satellite
Space.com has an article on a great Aurora display that wasn't expected
From the USGS Water Science for Schools page, an article on raindrop shape. While falling, the shape depends upon the size. I can tell you from personal experience though, that when you're skydiving, and falling at 120mph, and you fall through raindrops, they FEEL like they have a pointy end, and they hurt!
Thanks for listening, Skydaver out!
The link I sent to JB
Here's another great picture of the Aurora, this one from Sweden