The story behind the photo: An early morning light show
The vapor trail from an Atlas V rocket booster lights up the sky over Clearwater around 6:30 Friday morning.
Our photographer writes: I was driving my wife, Lisa, to work when she burst out "you have to look at that cloud, you need to pull over." Normally I expect to hear; "really, you're stopping? It's a cloud." After I made my picture a kid walking to school passed by and said, "isn't it beautiful, I videotaped it."
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