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445nm @ 1.25A & a Foggy Morning

LaserCo

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Here are some shots from my Aurora C6 thru some thick as heck fog:



This one below is while looking up the beam:

And then a few while looking at it from the side, there were thousands
of tiny water flying objects.



And a shot at my garden:

Here is the best of it all, it was so bright as I shook it through the air!








thanks for checking out my photos :)
 

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Amazing photos! I love how you can see the paths that the particles took when the shutter speed is turned down a tad.
Great job and thanks for sharing!
 

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Great photos ,photons are beautiful to look at.
Welcome to the future it only gets better.;):gj:
 

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Thanks for all the kind words and rep people!, I keep on checking outside for another nite with similar conditions because I would love to make some more shots like this with green and red mixed in and having a friend waving some lasers to help out.

what may not be apparent is that this shaft of light extends probably 150 feet! up into the air, but yet somehow STOPS. I have noticed that red against blue seems to travel further thru the air and then comes to an abrupt STOP!

What makes this so apparent? Rather than smootly getting dimmer.
 

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I've asked the same question before but never found an answer. If only I knew the NAME of the phenomenon I could do my own research on it. I would assume it has something to do with Rayleigh scattering and some critical angle, but who knows. The question isn't "why doesn't it go on forever" but rather "why does it not gradually fade out?".
 
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what may not be apparent is that this shaft of light extends probably 150 feet! up into the air, but yet somehow STOPS. I have noticed that red against blue seems to travel further thru the air and then comes to an abrupt STOP!

What makes this so apparent? Rather than smootly getting dimmer.
Rayleigh scattering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Planetary boundary layer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

RASC Calgary Centre - The Atmosphere, Astronomy and Green Lasers
 

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I have noticed that too. Always figured that was the end of the fog and there was nothing left to continue reflecting the beam, which is why it would appear to stop as though it hit a solid object, even though it may be continuing through the clear air.
 

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I have shined a blue and a red in the horizontal plane where the thickness is even.

they both STOP but red STOPs out farther than the blue.

@TJ I will read them links later after I take a nap, I am so tired and need to get payments sent out now
 




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