NABOKV-L post 0014494, Sun, 24 Dec 2006 12:37:10 -0200

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Brocken Spectre, Ben More, Isle of Mull, Scotland

This is a photo of the phenomenon known as the Brocken Spectre. Named after
a German who first identified (recorded) it.
The spectra is actually formed when your shadow is cast onto a layer of mist
lying below you. So it is very rare to see one. I have been lucky enough to
see it on several occasions in the mountains, and once on a coastal walk in
Wales.
Photograph by: David Harbottle , 2006-06-03, picture taken with a Canon EOS
350 D, Canon 10-22mm EFS,Polariser

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