It came straight up out of the cloud layer and went lazily over on its back and dived down into the cloud layer again.
In the case of the sun this cloud layer is always present and is that part which we have learned to call the photosphere.
Then at 12,000 feet a cloud layer was reached, and shortly after the voyagers broke through into the clear below.
The sky, or rather the cloud layer, dominated the atmosphere with its weird pinkness.
He understood, remembering the black band and the flash they had seen across the cloud layer from afar.
It raced madly over the irregular upper surface of the cloud layer.
The ship swung down into the cloud layer; floating wisps of gray vapor streamed past the orbiting Cavour.
The cloud layer that enveloped Earth's sister planet swirled and twisted.
Then I realized, from the feel of the air as much as from anything, that we were sinking through a cloud layer.