This image shows a rare atmospheric phenomenon called a circumhorizontal arc. It is the result of the refraction of light from ice crystals in the cirrus clouds. The arc is seen over the WIYN 0.9-meter telescope on the summit of Kitt Peak, Arizona. The exact date of this image is unknown.
|Astronomer:||Dr. Travis Rector|
|Date of Observation:||06-21-2005|
|Location of Image:||Kitt Peak, Arizona|
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