Canterbury Arch or Asperatus Cloud?

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An amazing sky taken off the deck of a rental home in Hanmer, NZ.

NASA wrote me and asked if they could use this photo as their Astronomy Picture of the Day. I naturally said YES!!!! Here's the link: They said they get about a million views a day...

Maybe it is an Undulatus cloud? See asperatus in wikipedia or

Another milestone -- 2000 Flickr favorites total on May 21, 2013
Another milestone -- 2500+ views and 100+ favorites on a single day!!! Aug 7, 2014

Deirdre McC, mooshrimp, ropergees, and 3009 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Daniel2005 7 months ago | reply


  2. ZARYLLA 7 months ago | reply

    amazing capture!

  3. PT Photo 7 months ago | reply

    Wowwy wow this is so cool! Seen in The Best: BRAVO

  4. nebulous 1 6 months ago | reply

    Amazing!! Great catch!!

  5. wittap 6 months ago | reply

    Thanks so much for the comment! Much appreciated.

  6. ∃Scape 5 months ago | reply

    Wow crazy clouds!

  7. Latus10 5 months ago | reply

    Amazing, thanks for sharing! Ciao.

  8. livinginspirednow1 5 months ago | reply

    Hello Wittap

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  9. Fabio Cafà 4 months ago | reply

    stunning photo!!!!!

  10. Don Mosher Photography 4 months ago | reply

    This is Mother Nature on drugs.

  11. t.hans_olson 4 months ago | reply

    Congratulations on a very special photo! I choose only “the best” from the best photographers as my “Favorites”.. as you can see. I wish I could take the time to tell you how much I appreciate your wonderful and beautiful image. It would take 1,000 words! I truly treasure each one of the more than 1,500 “jewels” in my collection. Thank you for your time, effort, expertise, inspiration, investment, patience and divine insight!

  12. wittap 4 months ago | reply


  13. JAMC62 2 months ago | reply

    Wreat work on the clouds. Incredible result.

  14. Joan-Marie E 2 months ago | reply

    Seen and enjoyed in the group, "Captivating Images".

  15. rayleemoval 6 weeks ago | reply

    You with your camera, nature, and the developers have created a masterpiece.

  16. wittap 5 weeks ago | reply

    , , , ,
    Thanks for the visit and especially the comments.

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