11 Meteorological Optics

11 Meteorological Optics - a. Sundogs- halo around the sun...

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12/11 Meteorological Optics 1. Inferior image- sharp temperature gradient a. Objects look smaller from higher altitudes 2. Superior image- objects look bigger a. Images displaced towards warmer, less dense air 3. Halo- ice crystals refracted
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Unformatted text preview: a. Sundogs- halo around the sun 4. Rainbow- opposite side of sun a. Primary rainbow- one internal refraction (one arc) b. Secondary rainbow- two internal refractions i. Reverse color order from primary...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course MET 670:201 taught by Professor Arnesen during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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