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Circumzenithal arc snapped in skies above Prestatyn, Wales

Circumzenithal arc snapped in skies above Prestatyn, Wales This rare upside-down rainbow was snapped in the skies over Prestatyn by aviation photographer Stuart Prince. The circumzenithal arc, sometimes known as Bravais’ arc, is a type of Halo. Stuart, 50, said: “It is rarely seen as the conditions have to be just right and is formed when light reflects off ice crystals.” Stuart, who photographs aircraft around the world – including North Korea – added: “It was such a beautiful sky…

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