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Video: Ten main cloud types

If you like to watch the clouds but don’t know what they are, you might enjoy this 9-minute video from the Cloud Appreciation Society’s founder, Gavin Pretor-Pinney. He starts with the lowest cloud types and moves up to the highest clouds. If you want to learn more, you can also visit the Cloud Appreciation Society at They have a ton of spectacular pictures of the ten cloud types as well as a lot of unusual clouds. Check out the video at

Source: Zachary Houri, Commons Wikimedia