A strange cloud formation was spotted over the skies in Mexico on February 11. The cloud may look familiar because a very similar cloud was spotted over Moscow, Russia, this past October. Explanations for both range from an object, such as a meteor, falling through the clouds to create such a cloud, aircraft exhaust, and the way the sun is shining through the clouds.
I’m not a meteorologist and don’t remember much about that section of science class, but I think it’s strange that two very different climate areas would be able to produce such similar and distinct cloud formations.Â If these cloud formation can happen anywhere, why don’t we see them more often? Or maybe the question is: does the formation appear often?Â Our eyes usually aren’t aimed at the sky. They are kept down, focused on a million different distractions. I’m taking these cues to keep my eyesÂ open and lookÂ to the sky. Maybe I’ll see something, but maybe staring off into the clouds, wondering what is out there, will give my mind a rest and remind meÂ there’s so much more out there to see and explore.