Nature is phenomenal all around. But there's something special about heavenward phenomena. See stunning snapshots of wild sights from above.
Lightening and Rainbow
Lightening is typical. Rainbows are typical. Lightening and rainbow happening at the same time? Not typical--and downright beautiful!
A Michigan woman was shocked to look over a sunrise photo she took and see the spitting image of a cross on the horizon.
Hand of God
When this incredible cloud formation appeared above Portugal, some were calling it the "hand of God."
Rainbow Fire Cloud
A mom in South Carolina captured this "fire rainbow," a phenomenon when light passes through thin clouds at extremely high altitudes, creating a lovely swirl.
Last Tuesday, a piece of cloud happened to appear in the shape of a phoenix was spotted up in the sky over Beijing. pic.twitter.com/6rtcWEFXkU— ChinaTours.com (@ChinaToursCom) December 30, 2014
A magnificent image of a phoenix appeared to in the clouds over China.
Rainbow No Color
This rainbow is jaw-dropping because it's missing the very thing rainbows are known for--color!
An aurora shaped like a wolf appeared over Sweden one night. Gorgeous!
Known as "sun dogs," these natural lights are caused by frost, showing two "extra suns," often appearing alongside a halo.
Rainbow Cloud Portal
People in Australia got a real treat one day when they saw a rainbow-colored cloud called a "hole punch."
This "floating city" over China was likely caused by a fata morgana, a type of optical illusion over the horizon. Still doesn't fail to drop jaws!