Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Sun Pillars seen at the Harrogate Observatory

 

Sun Pillars seen at the Harrogate Observatory

At the Harrogate Corporation Observatory on January 7th 1902 Sun Pillars were seen. Earlier displays were seen on December 3rd 1901. On both occasions the following was noted:-



a) The presence of Cirrus Cloud.

b) These clouds must be in a banded or striated form.

c) They must lie at right angles to the path of the Sun.

d) These clouds must of course be present in the immediate neighbourhood of the setting Sun.


The altitude of this station is 480 feet Latitude 54 degrees North, 1 degree 36 minutes West.


G.Paul Corporation Observatory, Harrogate



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