Brocken specter

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Brock´en spec´ter


1.A mountain specter (which see), esp. that observed on the Brocken, in the Harz Mountains.
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Katherine Fotheringham snapped a picture of a fog bow, inverse clouds and a brocken spectre when she was walking up Beinn a'Chrulaiste in Glen Coe last Sunday.
AS the spectator of a Brocken spectre moves, she sees a giant simulation of herself in the air, tracking her movements.
There are lots of different climatic phenomena like the Brocken spectre and fogbows, but it does look amazing and is unique," he added.