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The 150-Foot Solar Tower
Best of the Towercam
January 23, 2001

Sun's glitter pattern on the Pacific Ocean, 29 miles (46 km) away.

For an excellent book on naturally occurring optical phenomena (like glitter patterns), may I recommend Color and Light in Nature by David K. Lynch and William Livingston. This is the collaborative work of two astronomers who have spent their professional lives photographing, understanding, and documenting nature's optical delights!