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Rainbow in the clouds: Did you see it?

Did you happen to see this in the sky Thursday afternoon?

Can you spot the rainbow within the cloud? 

It's called cloud iridescence. Small water droplets in the wispy, high clouds (cirrus clouds) are refracting the sunlight and creating the colors of the rainbow.

This picture was taken at Williamsburg Road and Laburnum Avenue in Richmond by Chad Cannon. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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