Solar Halo

An impressive solar halo, created by ice crystals in cirrus clouds that refract the incoming sunlight, seen over a palm tree near the offices of the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, Arizona, on June 27, 2006.

Credit:

Peter Marenfeld and NSO/AURA/NSF

About the Image

Id:noao-sundog11
Type:Photographic
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:53 p.m.
Size:2048 x 3072 px

About the Object

Name:NSO, Solar Halo
Category:Arizona

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