Handyman Chicago News Gallery

Tue, Oct-20-2015 03:55:48

Mirage of a floating city in the sky


Thousands of people in China this week reported seeing a large “floating city” in the sky that actually turned out to be a Fata Morgana, which is a rare type of mirage. It happens when rays of light are bent after passing through air layers of varying temperatures in a thermal inversion, i.e. a patch of air in which warmer air resides above cooler air.