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Shadow of a Contrail

Date:12.9.2007 Camera:f=18mm, Nikon D200
Place:Lidernen, Switzerland Observer:Till Credner

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Sometimes you may see a shadow of a plane's contrail on a lower cloud cover (image) or even in the clear blue air and on the ground as seen above. However, the contrail must be close or even right in front of the sun to cast a distinct shadow.