Doug Zubenel
Image taken:
Aug. 2, 2009
Location:
Near De Soto, Kansas.
Details:
For the third night in a row, we have had beautiful sunset sky coloration - looking for all the world like Sarychev sunsets. However, the more likely cause for these colors is smoke in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere from fires raging in numerous western US states. I would appreciate images and reports from any other readers of Spaceweather who have experienced a recent increase in colorful sunsets and sunrises over the US.
 
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