March 26, 2007 6:19am CST
This is a fire rainbow - the rarest of all naturally occuring atmospheric phenomena. The picture was captured on the Idaho/Washigton 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 preceisely 58 degrees.
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26 Mar 07
Wow, I've never seen this phenomena my entire life.. When did this happen? I've seen long stretch of rainbow but never like this. Does it have to be that precise when all those things happen in order to create this fire rainbow? It is so nice..