Calroy's picture

MD 16-04-2012 15-24-52

Observed: 16th April 2012 By: Calroy
MD  16-04-2012 15-24-52
Description:

Looking towards the sun there appeared to be a form of rainbow completely encircling it. This appeared at about 3.30 in the afternoon.

Identifications
  • Solar Halo
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
  • a nimbus
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

steve_t's picture

Two useful web sites for

Two useful web sites for these types of phenomenon are
Atmospheric Optics, http://www.atoptics.co.uk/
and SpaceWeather, http://www.spaceweather.com/

Amadan's picture

Whatever the official name -

A great photo. Thanks!