By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – Check out this beautiful cloud that formed over Keystone’s North Peak on Wednesday.

It was captured by CBS4 Weather Watcher Mark Mannheimer.

A stunning mountain wave cloud over Keystone's North Peak on Wednesday. (credit: Mark Mannheimer)

A stunning mountain wave cloud formed over Keystone’s North Peak on Wednesday. (credit: Mark Mannheimer)

The cloud, known as a lenticular, is also known as a mountain wave cloud.

More on how these are formed can be read in the story linked below.

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Because they remain stationary they can also be called standing lenticular clouds.

These clouds often look like flying saucers or stacks of pancakes and make for awesome photos.

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Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.

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