Arizona Summer Sun Halo

Also known as a Nimbus… an Icebow… or a Gloriole…  the solar halo is an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals creating colored arcs and spots around the summer sun.  Photographed over Tucson, Arizona.

WordPress photo challenge for the week beginning 27 May 2012:  “Summer”


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