Wednesday, March 7, 2007

FW: Fire Rainbow



THIS IS A FIRE RAINBOW (circumhorizonal) - THE RAREST OF ALL
>NATURALLY OCCURRING ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA.
>>THE PICTURE WAS CAPTURED THIS WEEK ON THE IDAHO/WASHINGTON
>BORDER. THE EVENT LASTED ABOUT 1 HOUR
>>CLOUDS HAVE TO BE CIRRUS, AT LEAST 20K FEET IN THE AIR, WITH
>JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF ICE CRYSTALS AND THE SUN HAS TO HIT
>THE CLOUDS AT PRECISELY 58 DEGREES.

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