'Fire rainbows' are a rare phenomenon that only occur when the Sun is higher than 58° above the horizon and its light passes through cirrus clouds made of ice crystals. At the right alignment, the ice crystals act as a prism, and refract the light to look like a rainbow.
Our Spectacular World How To Enjoy Life Do you like this Water spout at Liguria Italy? Feel free to submit your own spectacular photos today! Photo by Chiesi Gian Paolo — with Bogumił Marcin Salwerowicz, Jane Venne Feeney, Rovashele Destiny and 24 others.