Green Flash - 200707LJW

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Larry Workman QIN on October 21, 2007

A green flash occure at sunset (and sunrise) when the air is clear and you have a view of the horizon. It is caused by a refraction of the sun’s light (like a prism). They are a bit rare, but occure whenever the conditions are right.

T NL on October 21, 2007

Wow, I've never seen this. Last summer I was in Egypt, where I visited Mount Sinaï. From the summit of this mountain I had a very good view on the horizon, and the air must have been clear, but the sun was very yellow/orange (check it out here).

Greetings, T NL

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 21, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Larry Workman QIN
    • Taken on 2007/07/03 21:18:18
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash