A glittering morning -- solar halo with sundogs
It was the start into a freezing cold day, and the entire sky was glittering with tiny ice crystals that fell out of a fog that had covered the sky all night. As the fog started dissolving and the sun came through, the light formed a bright halo around the sun, complete with colorful sundogs on either side of the sun. These phenomena appear due to the refraction of sunlight from ice crystals in clouds.
Submitted on 21 Jan 2021
Credit: Daniela Domeisen (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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