What in the world is a hole punch cloud?

Is it a phenom? Is it a gateway into heaven? Are the aliens about to attack or making contact? Check out the pictures below.

According to Wikipedia (Yes it’s the new age version of the encyclopedia. Only it’s created by people who like knowing stuff.)

A fallstreak hole, also known as a hole punch cloud, punch hole cloud, skypunch, canal cloud or cloud hole, is a large circular or elliptical gap that can appear in cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds. Such holes are formed when the water temperature in the clouds is below freezing but the water has not frozen yet due to the lack of ice nucleation particles (see supercooled water). When ice crystals do form it will set off a domino effect, due to the Bergeron process, causing the water droplets around the crystals to evaporate: this leaves a large, often circular, hole in the cloud.

  • Resource for this news:
    What is a hole punch cloud? Shows Many Hole Punch Clouds
    http://tinyurl.com/nwf83jz

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