19 Aug 2014

A Sight New to Me

I was excited to witness this whilst on the ship Sea Princess, in Australian waters on the way to Indonesia about 2 weeks ago.

I had read about crepuscular and anti-crepuscular rays some months ago in a photo forum I came across whilst surfing the net.

Till then I did not know of the existence of anti-crepuscular rays.

I was lucky to see these rays one sunrise whilst on the top deck of the ship; I took a photo of the sunrise, then remembered the anti-crepuscular rays, turned around and saw them a few minutes later, after the crepuscular side has gone much brighter.

This is the side with the sun, with the rays just visible:

And this is the opposite side (quite a few minutes later) with the rays quite pronounced:


  1. Spectacular& thanks for sharing Arthur.

  2. Like something out of National Geographic - rare, beautiful, awesome.