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Very nice. I remember seeing one of those on a very cold frosty morning on top of a mountain in Scotland. It seemed to be caused by the sunlight shining through ice crystals on the pointed summit. A very unusual sight.

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Great catch! I don't think I have seen one of these before, I am starting to pay a bit more attention to these types of effects, now that I do a lot of solar and looking at daytime clouds :grin:

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Very nice. I remember seeing one of those on a very cold frosty morning on top of a mountain in Scotland. It seemed to be caused by the sunlight shining through ice crystals on the pointed summit. A very unusual sight.

Now I know the proper name I've been searching for other images online. Quite pleased with my plane but a proper human spectre would be quite something to see. :)

I used to see these back in the day when I did a bit of skydiving. They'd appear regularly when the plane was climbing out of cloud. Always a nice sight to behold.

Very nice. Did you just catch the plane as a spectre or did you ever see yourself as one after diving out of the aircraft?

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Very nice. I remember seeing one of those on a very cold frosty morning on top of a mountain in Scotland. It seemed to be caused by the sunlight shining through ice crystals on the pointed summit. A very unusual sight.

I just remembered that I tried to photograph it and have managed to track it down. Not the best photography in human history but it proves I wasn't imagining it :smile:

Summit of Schiehallion, 6th November 2010...

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I remember it as a full circle but couldn't find an angle to photograph it from without the rock that it was projecting from being in the way. The only way I could have done that would have been to step off the edge and hover for a few seconds Wylie Coyote-style before plummeting 3,000 feet back to the car park :eek:

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Now I know the proper name I've been searching for other images online. Quite pleased with my plane but a proper human spectre would be quite something to see. :)

Very nice. Did you just catch the plane as a spectre or did you ever see yourself as one after diving out of the aircraft?

Just the plane on the ascent. During the descent I was usually concentrating on keeping my bowels closed! :grin: :grin: :eek:

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