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English: Surface waves of water: expansion of a disturbance. – It shows a realistic disturbance (caused by shortly dipping a stick into the water) and its expansion forming interfering circles of limited concentricity. The near metallic appearance of the water's surface is due to the small angle of illumination.

picture taken by Roger McLassus (improved by DemonDeLuxe, Sep 2006)


14 January 2006


Roger McLassus



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Picture of the day This image was selected as a picture of the day for February 19, 2006. It was captioned as followed:
English: Surface waves
Deutsch: Oberflächenwellen
Français : Ondes de surface
Español: Ondas de superficie

Alemannisch: Wellekreis
Asturianu: Ondes de superficie.
Česky: Vlny na vodním povrchu
Deutsch: Oberflächenwellen
English: Surface waves
Esperanto: Surfacaj ondoj
Español: Ondas de superficie
Français : Ondes de surface
ગુજરાતી: પાણીમાં ટીપાંથી ઉદ્ભવતા તરંગો
Italiano: Onde superficiali
日本語: 水の表面
Latina: Undae superficiales
Nederlands: Oppervlaktegolven
Polski: Fale na powierzchni wody
Português: Ondas de superfície
Русский: Поверхностные волны на воде.
Slovenščina: Površinski valovi
Српски / Srpski: Површински таласи
简体中文: 水的表面 波。

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