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21 July 2008
Today both Neatorama and Scribal Terror featured entries on Brocken spectres. The spectre is a combination of a glory (the rainbow-like phenomenon seen when looking at mists with the sun behind you) and a giant shadow created when the observer is at altitude.
The best collection of images of Brockens is at the Nonist (from whence the image above).