View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Asperitas clouds, caught on June 10, 2019, by Kent Reinhard in Bennet, Nebraska. The World Meteorological Organization officially recognized this type of cloud in the 2017 version of its International Cloud Atlas. It was the first new addition to the Atlas in over half a century. See more asperitas clouds, and learn how they came to be Earth’s newest officially recognized cloud.
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Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website....