|Waterfall, Moonbow, and Aurora from Iceland|
|The longer you look at
this image, the more you see.
Perhaps your eye is first drawn to the picturesque waterfall called
visible on the image right.
Just as prevalent, however, in this
Icelandic visual extravaganza, is the colorful arc of light on the left.
This chromatic bow is not a rainbow, since the water drops did not originate in rainfall nor are they
reflecting light from the Sun.
Rather, the drops have drifted off from
the waterfall and are now illuminated by the nearly
High above are the faint green streaks of
The scene, captured one night last month, also shows a beautiful starscape far in the background, including the
Big Dipper, part of the constellation of the Great Bear
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