Did you know that Uranus is tilted so that its rotational axis is almost in the plane of the ecliptic?
Did you know that the Maori god of wind and storms, Tawhiri, had 13 cloud children, as well as the children rain, mist, and fog?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
Do you know what this word or phrase means?
xOrographic lift : Occurs when an air mass is forced to rise over geographic relief from a lower elevation. As the air mass rises it expands and cools adiabatically, which can raise the relative humidity to 100%, create clouds and precipitation.
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