Saturday, December 22, 2007

Ever see a moon or sun halo? well this is a MOILANEN ARC

An Ice Halo was seen above Oslo, Norway, Dec. 16, 2007. Diamond dust like ice crystals drifting through the air caught the rays of the sun and transformed ordinary sunbeams like prisms yielding sparkling luminous arcs, V's, and pillars--collectively known as halos. Oslo resident Steinar Midtskogen took picture using his Nikon D70:
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(E.O.A.S.blog1) 12/22/07 Students will gain an understanding how water droplets and ice crystals in the sky /clouds produce halos, rainbows and more effects.

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