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Atmospheric Optical Effects

The 22° Halo and Sun Dogs

Explanation on the physics behind the halo and so-called "sun dogs" surrounding the sun. With images.

Atmospheric Optics

Information about and images of various visual effects produced in the atmosphere.

Mirages in the Sky

Discussions and diagrams on mirages. Elaborates on the ways such natural optical effects take place.

Red Sunset, Green Flash

Explanation on why the sun turns reddish upon setting. Also presents an illustration of the green flash phenomenon.

Upper Sun Pillar

Features an archive of sun pillar images and describes the phenomenon and its formation.

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