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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
22° Sun Halo and Plane Contrail

A 22° halo around the sun with a plane contrail casting a shadow on a thin cloud layer - possibly of hexagonal ice crystals. The unusual bent line of the contrail must be further away than the thin cloud layer because it casts a shadow onto the cloud creating a very strange illusion.

TAGS: Greece, Halo, Sky, Sun

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Athens, Greece
Member since 2016
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© Alexandros Maragos.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
Total Views: 30
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: June 26, 2018, 3:12 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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