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Thousands of tourists and local residents witnessed a mirage of high clarity lasting for four hours off the shore of Penglai City in east China's Shandong Province on Sunday
Originally posted by DezertSkies
Under certain conditions of an atmospheric inversion layer, over the horizon is reflected in the sky. Looking out into the desert from an angle under an inversion layer with the sun behind the inversion, a distant mountain range can be seen, upside down in the sky, which is over the horizon normally.
Maybe some kind of reflection from a city on the coast?
Mirage PengLai is famous for natural miracle "Mirage","Mirage"usually appears in the sea surface of northern PengLai pavilion.Last year,on October 24th,25th and December 16th,it appeared three times,This year,from 5:20 am on August,but this year it has become "gate-crasher",whichever season it is,people are possible to meet unexpectedly with it.
on the sea surface,first it takes on red bend,then it turns to purple and then it changes frequently which is hard to tell the truth and falsehood...continues plta.gov.cn