Full Rainbow ‘Glory’ And Plane Shadow On Clouds from Peter West Carey on Vimeo.
Breaking through the marine layer on departure from John Wayne Airport in Southern California, the shadow of our Boeing 737, operated by Alaska Airlines, can be seen on the clouds below. Around the plane is a ‘glory‘, a full rainbow created when the sun is directly behind the viewer and light hits moisture, in this case the clouds.
If you look closely you will notice this glory is a double; there are two bans of each color (the orange ring is the easiest to notice on both the inside and the outside).
Do you have any shots of a glory from a plane or mountain or building?