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Picture of the day This image was selected as picture of the day on Wikimedia Commons for . It was captioned as follows:
English: Back-scattering Crepuscular rays.
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English: Back-scattering crepuscular rays. The image was sent to Dr. Andrew T. Young. Here's his description:

"... it's unusual to see these shadows so clearly at such an oblique geometry: usually, the crepuscular rays are best seen in forward scattering, and much less well in back-scattering. But here, you're looking almost at right angles to the illuminating rays".
Deutsch: Rückwärts gestreute Dämmerungsstrahlen. Das Bild ist zu Dr. Andrew T. Young gesandt worden, der es wie folgt kommentierte:
„... es ist ungewöhnlich, diese Schatten so klar bei einem so schiefen Winkel zu sehen: Üblicherweise sind Dämmerungsstrahlen am besten vorwärts gestreut zu beobachten und deutlich schlechter rückwärts gestreut. Aber hier blickst Du fast rechtwinklig auf die Strahlenbüschel.“ (Aus dem Englischen übersetzt.)
Suomi: Taaksepäin siroavia hämäränsäteitä.
Français : Rétrodiffusion des rayons crépusculaires par les arbres du Golden Gate National Recreation Area en Californie, aux États-Unis.
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Camera location37° 49′ 40″ N, 122° 30′ 22″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


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