Sundogs
Taken by Elizabeth Eubanks on January 6, 2019 @ Downtown Asheville, North Carolina
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Clear Skies on the crisp gorgeous day in Asheville,NC. The Sundog looked like a star in a streak of clouds. Taken with the IphoneX.
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Thats an extraordinary bright 120 degrees parhelion, together with a section of the parhelic circle. These halo forms have their origin by sunlight reflection in tiny ice crystals in the high cloud veils. No refraction is involved so the halos are lacking spectral colours.
Posted by pphv 2019-01-07 04:04:21
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