LS.0062-00An exceptional show of ice halos. A pair of parhelia (sun dogs), the 22 degree halo, the parhelic circle, several subhelic arcs (inside the prominent 22 degree halo), a prominent lower sun pillar, a weak upper tangent arc, a pair of subparhelia, and perhaps even a hint of the subparhelic circle. Sunburst Mtn, Kenai Mountains, Alaska.
AK.3062-16Ice crystals driven by high wind cause a sun pillar, parhelic circle and sun dogs, (parhelia). Wales. Bering Strait. Alaska
CC.9028-30Sun pillar and polar bears at sunset.
TJ.0416-00Sun pillar at sunset, the sunlight reflecting off ice crystals in the cold air. Kap Tobin, Scoresbysund. East Greenland