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Stickleback Iridescent Cloud

Stickleback Iridescent Cloud

Promise of a Perfect Day!

"The 'Pot-of-Gold' At The End of The Rainbow ~ The Ocean!" (Photograph By: John Shephard in Australia.

Fun to share with Seniors earning their Sky badge: A fire rainbow over Idaho in the US. Circumhorizontal arc (aka fire rainbow) are the rarest of all naturally occuring atmospheric phenomena.

7 Incredible Natural Phenomena you've never seen

Fire rainbows are the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena. For a fire rainbow to occur, cirrus clouds must be feet in the air with the precise amount of ice crystals, and the sun must hit the clouds at 58 degrees.

Pinner writes: "Oleg Bartunov caught the spectacle on camera during a Himalayas expedition in Nepal. An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya. The phenomenon was observed early morning on October 18, 2009 on the path to Khumjung in the Himalayas."

Heavenly haze: Remarkable rainbow cloud towers over Mount Everest

The stunning image is of a rainbow cloud, captured above Mt Everest by Oleg Bartunov whilst on an expedition in the Himalayas, Nepal. The amazing rainbow effect is created when tiny ice crystals in the water vapour of the clouds reflect the sunlight.

storms don't last forever. this too shall pass.

“Storms don’t last forever.” Bad things don’t last forever. The grief, stress, or sadness eventually ends, or at least begins to fade. Bad things happen to everyone, …

Fantastical Rainbow Clouds Dust the Skies at Sunset in the UK - My Modern Met

Fantastical Rainbow Clouds Dust the Skies at Sunset in the UK

Over Scotland and northern England on Tuesday night, residents witnessed an…

Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) - Ross Island, Antarctica (by DL. S)

Nacreous cloud shine over Antarctica

Nacreous Cloud over NASA Dome, Antarctica. These clouds are formed in the winter polar stratosphere at altitudes metres. Particles within the optically thin clouds cause coloured interference fringes by diffraction.

23 Cute Cloud Tattoo Designs and Ideas

23 Cute Cloud Tattoo Designs and Ideas

A relatively rare phenomenon known as iridescent clouds shows unusual colors vividly or a whole spectrum of colors simultaneously. These clouds are formed of small water droplets of nearly uniform size. When the Sun is in the right position and mostly hidden by thick clouds, these thinner clouds significantly diffract sunlight in a nearly coherent manner, with different colors being deflected by different amounts, so different colors will come to the observer from slightly different…

An Iridescent Cloud Over Colorado Photographed by: August Allen A relatively rare phenomenon known as iridescent clouds can show unusual colors vividly or a whole spectrum of colors simultaneously.

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