Charlie Harvey

upside down rainbow - or circumzenithal arc

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Wow! A guy stopped us as we were walking down Cowley road, asking if we'd ever seen anything like this before. Surprisingly he wasn't a nutter and this was in the sky. You can see the Dunns' flag in the corner. I tweaked the contrast a little in this.

After some research I've found out what this was - a circumzenithal arc. Very rare thing to see apparently. See:

upside down rainbow - or circumzenithal arc

Photo Information

  • Date: 2007-11-12 11:02:59
  • Camera: Canon EOS 20D
  • Exposure: 0.004 sec (1/250)
  • Aperture: f/11.0
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