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7 (More!) Phenomenal Wonders of the Natural World

Sundogs, like light pillars, sundogs are the product of light passing through crystals.

Sun Dogs ~ are made of a large family of halos, created by light interacting with ice crystals in the atmosphere. Sun Dogs are best seen and most conspicuous when the Sun is close to the horizon.


Very unusual sky…

Very unusual sky/November 5, 2013::"We got a call from the neighbor to check the sky outside. We went out and this is what we saw.. .

A sun dog - an atmosphere phenomenom caused by refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere. From the NOAA Photo Library. #NaturePhotography

in awe... i have seen one rainbow so round while i was inside the airoplane... but miss that moment to snap that rainbow... glad i have found this one...