A weird glowing cloud has been captured by an amateur cameraman in the skies of Russia, and it’s essentially “a brilliantly back-lit version of lenticular cloud, often known as a UFO cloud…for obvious reasons.” Click here to see more weird clouds. Continue reading for a video.

Captured just at the right moment, when the sun is directly striking the bottom of the cloud – and light is refracted through the top of the cloud – it gives an amazing two-tone effect. Lenticular clouds are usually formed by moist air rising over a mountain or range of mountains, forming standing waves of clouds as the air descends again.

[via DailyMail]