If there’s one thing that can bring the world together, it’s a beautiful sunset. And this split sunset is one for the record books.
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On one half of the sky, the clouds are shining orange, layered, and bright. On the other half, the clouds are grey and more solid, letting less light through.
The two halves meet and create a distinct line, dividing the Florida sky into two halves.
The effect is absolutely unreal. It feels like a glitch or even an AI-generated picture, but it’s legitimate!
The poster of the video posted a quick explanation of how these split skies work.
2/🧵— Science girl (@gunsnrosesgirl3) November 15, 2023
This is sometimes called a split sunset
These are caused by the shadow of a large cloud below the horizon -preventing sunlight from reaching clouds closer to observers on the ground https://t.co/lOk0bWBKP1
It’s amazing how all of the beauty in the world can be explained by a few scientific ideas.
15.3 million folks have seen this beautiful split sunset, taking a few seconds to appreciate the beauty that’s all around us. What miracles have you witnessed lately?
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