Anticrepuscular Rays - Lhasa, Tibet

Anticrepuscular rays stream across the main street of Lhasa to converge below the horizon.

The rays are parallel bundles of light interspersed with shadow. perspective makes them appear to converge.

This view, about 500m from the Potala Palace, was taken by Adolf Cortel in August '05.

Image ©Adolf Cortel, shown with permission.