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Gap Sunrise

This is a shot of the start of a gap sunrise. It was taken looking east from the east side of Capitol Reef National Park. I have only seen a few gap sunrises or sunsets and this is how they normally start, with an intense red glow on the horizon. What happens is that the sun is only coming through a small hole in the clouds and because of that, you see a much more intense red color. I also managed to fill up my memory card just after I took this and had to go running back to the truck to get another one. I was not a happy camper!

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Taken on February 23, 2012