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Halo effect... in summer!



Today took a small bicycle ride around the city. At one moment looked up to the sky (wanted to check amount of clouds) and... this is rare natural phenomenon - sun halo effect. Wikipedia says, that it's "an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals creating colored or white arcs and spots in the sky". However, currently is hot weather, there shouldn't be ice crystals in atmosphere or am I wrong? Anyway, this is first time I saw such phenomenon, and even get a bit dazzled while looking at it and taking these pics.
Halo effect... in summer! Reviewed by PhotoRiga on Wednesday, June 01, 2011 Rating: 5

3 comments:

  1. Strange and unusual photo...

    You were lucky!

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  2. nice, never seen sth like this before, well didnt even new that it exists!

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  3. Saw the same today for the first time in my home town of Caloundra Australia. Nice surprise.

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