Wide Winter Rainbow Ring Around The Sun, With Sun Reflections At 0° And 180° Angles
Taken by Mykolas Gerasimavičius on January 23, 2018 @ Vilnius, Lithuania
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  Camera Used: HUAWEI VTR-L29
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Aperture: f/2.2
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Date Taken: 2018:01:23 12:16:56
 
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The rainbow ring around the sun continues for second hour on January 23rd around 11:10am-12:20pm in Vilnius, Lithuania. There is a wide rainbow ring around the sun, with real-like sun reflections at 0° and 180° angles. The daylight appears much brighter than usual, as there are 3 suns in the sky!
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It is an ice crystal halo phenomenon, with a partial ring around the sun, and so-called sundogs or parhelia left and right of the sun (as you call it at 0 and 180 degrees). There is also a faint horizontal arc just through the sun and the sundogs. That arc is named the parhelic circle, and it is parallel to the horizon. Traces of a vertical light pillar through the sun seem to be present too. Beautiful images!
Posted by pphv 2018-01-23 13:55:01
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