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Jetstream

Discussion in 'General Astronomy Chat' started by Mak the Night, Jan 23, 2022.

Jetstream

Started by Mak the Night on Jan 23, 2022 at 7:40 AM

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  1. Mak the Night

    Mak the Night Well-Known Member

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    I found this.

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    Click and drag to a country of your choice.

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    Hover mouse cursor over 'Scale' to see wind speed.
     
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    That's pretty cool!

    The Mid-Atlantic US is quite active.
     
  3. Mak the Night

    Mak the Night Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure how it applies to overall seeing. A fast laminar flow might be fairly steady and a slower more turbulent flow might not be. So I'm not sure how to interpret it yet.

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    A great swathe of the Continental US does seem to have a fast airflow over it.
     
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    This is interesting, Dave. It's a bit psychedelic to watch!:p
     
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  5. Mak the Night

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    That's exactly what I thought. Very tie dye lol.

     
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    Mak the Night Well-Known Member

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    Fast at the moment!

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    Still windy ... sun.jpg
     
  8. Mak the Night

    Mak the Night Well-Known Member

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    jet.jpg
    Getting better.

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    Pity about the clouds!
     

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