No images ever get sent by az-observing (which is fine by me), so you'll have to send us the URL. The description makes it sound like maybe either a circumzenithal or circumhorizontal arc (at this time of year in ID/WA, it has to be the former). The picture should make it obvious, if it is one of these. If so, it is not rare, and certainly not "THE RAREST OF ALL NATURALLY OCCURING ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA." (end of shouting) \Brian -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.