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|Subject: Stunning Photos of Rare Celestial Phenomena Sun Nov 03, 2013 11:43 am|| |
Stunning Photos of Rare Celestial Phenomena
Submitted by Rain on Sun, 11/03/2013 - 02:23 These incredible sky lights look like
alien spaceships coming to EarthSploid - Jesus Diaz, 11/01/13It looks like a scene from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, but it's real—an awesome view of one of the weirdest sky phenomena you can watch from Earth, witnessed at the Levi ski resort, in the Finnish lapland. Photo by Pauli Hänninen He captured a lunar halo combined with a full parhelic circle, two sundogs and a 120 parhelion, which you can see in the beautiful photo below (it's the glowing spot aligned with the parhelic circle.)
These types of events rarely happen together—the sun light needs to refract on millions of suspended hexagonal ice crystals under special meteorological conditions. Only on very rare occasions they all happen under the moon light. In this case, the crystals were produced by the snow machines in the ski station.
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|Subject: Re: Stunning Photos of Rare Celestial Phenomena Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:26 pm|| |
That is so cool!! Absolutely fabulous picture!
Thanks for sharing!
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