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Heavenly haze: Remarkable rainbow cloud towers over Mount Everest

Psychedelic: The phenomenon is caused by light reflecting off tiny ice crystals inside the body of the cloud’s water vapour.


"Hovering in the sky, this rainbow cloud over Mount Everest took an astonished astronomer by surprise.
Oleg Bartunov, 51, caught the spectacle on camera during a Himalayas expedition in Nepal.

His two images show almost the whole spectrum of the rainbow in a natural event rarely recorded at Mount Everest.

The phenomenon is caused by light reflecting off tiny ice crystals inside the body of the cloud’s water vapour.”

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