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High level, uniform layer of thin white cloud.
Viewed from below the cloud, the sun and moon may be seen to have a bright halo with a red tinge to the edge.
Because of the high altitude, and therefore low temperature, cirrostratus clouds are composed of ice crystals rather than water particles.