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Thursday, March 05, 2009

Fire Rainbow - amazing phenomenon










Isn't it amazing? This is real and there are more at this incredible blog I've just found: Dare to Think by Cathy.
She explains: "It is called a "fire rainbow" and lasted about 1 hour. For this to occur the clouds must be cirrus, 20,000 feet in the air, and just the right amount of ice crystals and sun must hit the clouds at precisely 58 degrees." There are more photos at her blog.

9 comments:

Anonymous Drifter said...

What an amazing picture. I've never heard tell of this before.

Ana said...

Isn't it amazing:
It lasts for 1 hour!

Jena said...

Wow that is so beautiful, words wouldn't even do it justice. If this is only a picture, imagine how much more beautiful it would be to see it through your own eyes!

Mark Krusen said...

That is an amazing picture Ana. Nice find.

Ana said...

Jena,
In Cathy's blog there are photos her brother too from a real event.
I'm really amazed!

Mark,
I've stumble upon because I found the title of the blog interesting.
It really is.

Ana

Mark p.s./Mark p.s.2 said...

I caught a tiny cloud rainbow in January or Febuary and posted a pic on my blog. My picture color is not very pronounced.

Ana said...

Perhaps because you camera is not very good. This is a AP photo.

naturalgal said...

Very pretty.

Ana said...

:)