NT2724 : A fogbow at Dryhope

taken 5 years ago, near to Dryhope, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

A fogbow at Dryhope
A fogbow at Dryhope
On the drive up the A708 on a beautiful October morning I noticed a fogbow in farmland at Dryhope near St Mary’s Loch. Early morning mist was dispersing and the fogbow disappeared soon after this photo was taken. A fogbow is formed by the sun shining through fog but because the water droplets are very small compared to a rainbow, the bow is usually white. This phenomenon is sometimes called a white rainbow or a cloudbow.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2714 2437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:30.4585N 3:9.3095W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2719 2432
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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