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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
05:43 pm

Equipment Details:

Hand-held Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in sunset mode with x20 zoom magnification

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - image size reduction only

Image Details:

Unusual Sunset behind Chikanga West Township
Grey skies with rain cleared on Tuesday afternoon to reveal an unusual sunset behind Chikanga West Township in which the Sun emerged from cloud and appeared to grow a tadpole tail before disappearing below the horizon. This effect was caused by atmospheric refraction and reflection of sunlight from underlying cloud.