circumhorizontal arcs photographed by (click pic) david england, andy cripe, del zane, todd sackmann and brandon rios. this atmospheric phenomenon, otherwise known as a fire rainbow, is created when light from a sun that is at least 58 degrees above the horizon passes through the hexagonal ice crystals that form cirrus clouds which, because of quick cloud formation, have become horizontally aligned. (see also: previous cloud posts)
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"So things won’t be too awkward now?"
"I just wrestled myself, dude! THAT was awkward! If you can handle that monster, you can handle a little awkwardness.”
"Ha ha… Friends?"
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