Lunch Break: Northern lights and fire rainbow

To give us a break from the daily grind...

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The next picture is a fire rainbow, the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena. The picture was captured this week on the Idaho/Washington border. The event lasted about one hour. (Clouds have to be cirrus, at least 20,000 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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Comments:

Oh my gosh, I love these!!! I've always wanted to see the Northern Lights in person. Is this at some special camp where people go just to see them? I wonder if it's at a high elevation.

I'd be happy to be able to see a star-lit sky at night where I live. It's too bright at night to see much except the brightest of stars.

Posted by: Janet at November 20, 2009 12:14 PM


Janet
Google the images of the Northern Lights. God is so amazing!

Posted by: carla Author Profile Page at November 20, 2009 12:18 PM


Carla,
I will! Thanks!

Posted by: Janet at November 20, 2009 12:40 PM


Whoa!!!

They have these in Iceland. :)

Thank you for the pictures, Bethany! (:-D

Posted by: Vannah at November 20, 2009 12:54 PM


I have seen the northern lights like this twice in my life - the first time as a 16 year old. I've never ever forgotten the experience.

How beautiful!

Posted by: angel at November 20, 2009 2:14 PM


Vannah,
You and Iceland. :0)

Posted by: carder at November 21, 2009 12:26 AM