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July 17: rooftop twilight

The evening after final review offered up a feast of gorgeous cloud colors, as if in celebration.

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You can see the shadows of other clouds on these clouds.

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Diffuse pink glow above the antennas.

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A mauve cloudbeast.

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Another look at the substructure of the roof.

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A quick peek across the terrace next to ours.

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A rather fetching composition of dissolving cloud fragments.

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Pink sun on higher clouds over the church spire. I also like the mix of red and green on the spire's roof tiles, which I'd forgotten about or maybe not noticed before.

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A procession of gray cloudbeasts.

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Diffusing wisps to the north.

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Just a little bit of pink left over the antennas.

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Our very own antenna over the stairwell roof.

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Clouds seemingly growing diagonally without bound.

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Light gray, dark gray.

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To the northwest, with Tibidabo and the Collserola tower on the horizon, cirrostratus turned a ruddy brown.

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Huh, the antennas are pointed toward the tower. Hmm.

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Dancing cloud.

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Behind the Palau Nacional you can see the Olympic stadium tower, almost blending in with the sky colors.

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The eastern clouds seem to have re-pinkened latterly, somehow.

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Rorschach clouds.

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The northwestern cirrostratus then developed striking maroons and purples, in combination with the open sky.

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A cool-to-warm spectrum beyond the antennas.

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Now the clouds were pink from the red western sky rather than from the direct sun.

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All sorts of yellows, greens and purples can be found in this sky on careful inspection.

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The sunsetward color stayed vivid as it deepened.

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Montjuïc lighting up as the twilight fades.

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As dusk approached, the Palau's rays came into view.

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Still some color variety remaining to the northwest, in an unusual-looking red-gray-blue progression.