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Rainbow Contrails Created by Cloud Iridescence

Photography Mount Fuji

Earlier this month, Japanese CG artist and photographer Yutaka Kagaya was perched atop a hill in the village of Oshino near the foot of Mt. Fuji. This, as it turned out, happened to be the right place at the right time for a rare, magical moment. That moment occurred when cloud iridescence appeared in the sky. The occurrence of colors in clouds in itself is a fairly uncommon phenomenon. But the magic happened when a plane suddenly passed through the clouds, leaving behind rainbow-colored contrails.

Get a closer look at this phenomenon by visiting Spoon & Tamago below!

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