PURE WHITE Stunning photo of a Scots fogbow
captured by a walker
I'll go all thundersnow and icy foggish in my horror story, but I really want to see a fogbow
Today, it's true, we seldom hear the circumzenithal arc described as being "of Bravais," or a well-developed fogbow
referred to as "Ulloa's ring." But some of these sky effects are too complex or rare for the names of their classic observers to be deleted.
A fogbow is a predominantly white rainbow cast in a fog.
In Riikonen and Ruoskanen's original transparencies, the brightest fogbow shows eight supernumerary bows, four of which may be associated with the glory.
There are lots of different climatic phenomena like the Brocken spectre and fogbows
, but it does look amazing and is unique," he added.
Hey of Sudbury, Ontario, sent a photograph of one of the "white rainbows" or fogbows
he saw while sailing near Halifax, Nova Scotia, in May 1986.