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Old 20th April 2010
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Solar Halo

I was lucky to witness a solar halo today. A strange phenomenon but lovely while it lasted. I had actually been looking at the sky and admiring the complete lack of jet trails when I turned and spotted this above Tesco. A quick car journey resulted and I rattled off a few shots.

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Re: Solar Halo

Nice shot, and good use of the tree

I'd actually wonder if the lack of high level jet flight hadn't contributed to its formation.

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Re: Solar Halo

Cheers Nick.

I was just looking at this again and it looks like a jet trail to the left !!
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Cheers Nick.

I was just looking at this again and it looks like a jet trail to the left !!
Well possibly - all good hypothesis are ruined by facts

There was some research done following 9/11 in the states (when air travel was suspended for a couple of days) showing the difference in the upper atmosphere. One the whole there were considerable benifits.

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Re: Solar Halo

Check out:

http://www.atoptics.co.uk/

It'll tell you everything you need to know about atmospheric phenomena.

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