Crepuscular rays seen in the atmosphere above Mauna Kea.  This unusually colorful display is caused by distant clouds casting shadows on dust in the upper atmopshere.  The dust was emitted by an eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.
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Crepuscular rays seen in the atmosphere above Mauna Kea. This unusually colorful display is caused by distant clouds casting shadows on dust in the upper atmopshere. The dust was emitted by an eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.

Filename: RW073PhotoResourceHawaii.jpg
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From gallery: Philippines
Date: 2 Sep 2010
Location: Big Island of Hawaii
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