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I just took these photos of there gigantic slow moving Alien Spacecraft Northeast of the Olympic Mountains now about 50 miles NW of Seattle. These photos were taken just a half an hour ago

I just looked and again they're still hovering out there!


Sunset and still none of them have landed.

Altocumulus Standing Lenticular Clouds

Known as Altocumulus Standing Lenticular (ACSL) or Altocumulus Standing Lenticularis clouds, they are associated with waves in the atmosphere that develop when relatively stable, fast moving air is forced up and over a topographic barrier that is oriented more or less perpendicular to the direction from which the upper-level wind is blowing. This deflection creates a gravity wave downwind of the topographic barrier not unlike a wave you might generate by throwing a pebble into a pond. When sufficient moisture is present above mountain-top level, ACSL clouds develop within the crest of these mountain waves where the air is rising. ACSL clouds are continually developing and dissipating in the vicinity of the wave's crest and immediately downwind of the crest, respectively. That is why they appear to remain stationary (hence the name) even though winds are swiftly (sometimes very swiftly) moving through the entire cloud. They are most often seen in the winter or spring when winds aloft are typically the strongest. A more thorough discussion of mountain waves is available here.

When aircraft encounter a mountain wave, severe turbulence is often the result. The most telling clue that a mountain wave exists is the presence of ACSL clouds. But when the air is too dry to support cloud development, pilots and others may be unaware that a mountain wave and potentially severe turbulence exists. So while visually striking and appealing to photographers, ACSL may not be a welcome sight to those in the aviation community. Additionally, strong and gusty surface winds may be encountered particularly in the lee of the mountain barrier.

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