San Francisco paused for a few minutes yesterday evening as the clouds opened up, revealing a neon pink sky and a massive, arching rainbow (even a double rainbow in some places).

The city looked up in awe. For a handful of peaceful moments, nature was cherished.

Then social media exploded. "Is it real???" jokes abounded on Facebook and Twitter as novice photographers raced to be the first to share their version of the phenomenon on the Internet. This is San Francisco, after all.

Take a look at some of our favorite shots below:

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