Photographer's Note

Brocken spectre, Tatra Mountains

This is a photo of the phenomenon known as the Brocken spectre. Named after a German who first identified (recorded) it. The spectre is actually formed when your shadow is cast onto a layer of mist lying below you. So it is very rare to see one. I have been lucky enough to see it on several occasions in the mountains.

In WS another view of the Brocken spectre.

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Viewed: 2019
Points: 62
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Additional Photos by Piotr FG (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5886 W: 2 N: 11816] (54850)
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