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Taken on an iPhone from an airplane

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This was a sequence of shots taken on an early morning flight to Huntsville, Alabama USA. I noticed an unusual round rainbow. I didn’t know what I was looking at, so I began snapping shots. As the pilot turned the airplane to make our final approach into the airport the shadow of the airplane appeared inside the round rainbow. NASA has a name for it. A “Glory” an optical phenomenon. Your sight said it’s a rare sight. Wanted to share with you and hopefully your Earthsky community. Thank you! Sincerely, Diane Pirzada