Glider Optics ~ Captured by Mike Rubin (more images) October '09 on a wave flight over Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.   Images ©Mike Rubin, shown with permission.

Left:   The outer droplets of a gloud diffract and backscatter sunlight to form a glory. At its center is the glider's shadow.

Below:   A gap in the cloud deck reveals a rainbow fragment.


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