Image of the Day: HMAS Darwin Approaches Meteorological Phenomenon
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The Royal Australian Navy’s Warship, HMAS Darwin, sailed towards a meteorological phenomenon, where Alto Cumulus clouds formed lines across the sky, due to wind sheer caused by one high pressure system following another.
The image was taken during HMAS Darwin’s sail to the Operation Slipper.
|HMAS DARWIN SPECIFICATIONS|
|Speed||Over 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)|
|Complement||184 + aircrew|
|Range|| 4,500 nautical miles (8,300 km; 5,200 mi)
at 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
|Status||In active service|
Naval Today Staff, February 4, 2014;
Image: Royal Australian Navy, ABIS Sarah Williams