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Watch: Mysterious 'Sun Dog' Viewed From Train in Moscow

The phenomenon occurs when light is reflected through atmospheric ice crystals
Related: Earth, Winter
Monday, Jan. 20, 2013

A mysterious halo of light surrounding the sun appeared in the sky above Russia over the weekend. The atmospheric phenomenon known as a "Sun Dog" was visible in Moscow on January 19, and captured by Valera Yangurazov in a video clip shot from a metro train. The phenomenon occurs when light is refracted through ice crystals in the atmosphere; this particular halo effect from the sun was filmed in temperatures of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

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surfva

Looks very cold there. Not many people out and about.

January 21 2014 at 10:14 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
francine

well alrighty then. that was a sight for sore eyes, haha youll have sore eyes if ya keep looking at it

January 21 2014 at 9:59 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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