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It looks like a rainbow - but it isn't

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It looks like a rainbow - but it isn't

This pretty and intriguing effect appeared this afternoon as the sun's light passed through ice crystals in high cirrus cloud. Sometimes called a solar halo and the bright spots - "sun dogs". The arc of the halo is just visible the uphill photo.

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