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Watch: Spotting a superior mirage in Airdrie, Alta

26 days ago   |   By CG Compass

A superior mirage near Airdrie, Alta. on Jan. 19, 2020.
“My very first thought was, where did that wall come from?”
So says Chris Ratzlaff, an Alberta photographer and stormchaser, of the strange, shimmering apparition he saw on Jan. 19 from his home in Airdrie, Alta.
“I was just doing some work around the house when I looked out the window and saw a line across the horizon that certainly wasn't there previously.”
Ratzlaff tweeted a photo and a couple of videos of the phenomenon, which he identified as a fata morgana - also known as a superior mirage.
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