YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBSLA.com) — Beautiful images of a waterfall in Yosemite National Park have lit up social media this week.

Sangeeta Dey, a photographer, captured an image of the natural phenomenon that has come to be known as Horsetail Fall.

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“Every year for two weeks in February, the sun sets at a certain angle and illuminates the waterfall in luminescent orange and red, making it look like a fluid fire,” Dey wrote via Facebook.

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Dey said the sight of the firefall seen this week had photographers there mesmerized.

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“When it ended, a few of us had tears in our eyes. Some people were clapping. And others were just ecstatic to finally get a chance to see it after trying for years,” Dey wrote.