Posted by: mynaturaldiary | September 14, 2015

Sundog

Seen at sunset, a faint sundog on the left hand arc, at 22 deg to the setting sun.

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You can see the band of brightness on the left hand side of the picture, with a faint rainbow pointing upwards, between the street light and the tree.

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Sunndogs are formed by ice crystals in cirrus clouds.


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