Residents of Rostov enjoyed a rare astronomical event (photos, video)

the Summer Sun had a surprise for Rostov. The inhabitants of the don capital saw in the sky a halo: Shine as if surrounded by a rainbow.

Halos not common and appears due to the secondary glow around the Sun because of the concentration of ice crystals in Cirrus clouds.

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In the sky over Rostov, today, about noon, appeared a halo. ⠀ This is an atmospheric optical phenomenon that occurs due to secondary glow around the Sun. In fact, it resembles a large ring rainbow. ⠀ As scientists say, there are many types of halos and they are mostly caused by ice crystals in Cirrus clouds in the upper troposphere at a height of from five to ten kilometers. ⠀ Who saw halo? Write in the comments! ⠀ 📸 @miadog510 ⠀ #rostovnadonu #rostovgorgaz #halo #Rostov #rostovite

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19 Jun 2020 at 3:13, PDT

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