Ship at sea at night under cloudy sky

Atlantic ship trails

30 September 2010 00:00 UTC

Photo credit: Jens Rademacher

Ship at sea at night under cloudy sky
Ship at sea at night under cloudy sky

This Night Microphysics RGB image shows numerous ship trails over the South Atlantic, off the coast of Southern Africa.

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08 July 2022

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30 September 2010

The ship trails are visible as pale blue stripes embedded in magenta-coloured stratocumulus cloud fields.