This photo was taken by Nathan Province from a C-17 at about 40 minutes from Oahu, Hawaii in July 2018. The unusual glow is from a sun angle below the horizontal plane illuminating shallow altocumulus clouds, generating a remarkable, unexpected view.
This was taken over the big island of Hawaii … on July 22, 2018. It’s sunset picture at 30,000-feet altitude at about 7:30-8 pm-ish from a plane flying westbound for the island of Oahu.
We also probably have here a signature of our weather wizards… No?