A halo meets a pollen corona 7.6.2012

Observed phenomena: Halo phenomena, pollen corona
Light source: Sun
Origin: High clouds (cirrostratus), pollen of birch
Observed halo forms:

  • Sun pillar

Date: 7.6.2012
Time: 20:35
Observing place: Turku, Finland
Observing method: Photography
Technical information about photographing equipment: Camera: Canon EOS 1000D, lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm

On 7th of June 2012, a pollen corona (caused by pollen of birch) and a halo (sun pillar) coincidentally appeared together in the evening in the sky of Turku, Finland. Both of these phenomenae are very common, but you don’t see them together every day!

Picture 2: Sun pillar and pollen corona were visible together in the sky of Turku in the evening of 7th of June 2012.
Sun pillar and pollen corona were visible together in the sky of Turku in the evening of 7th of June 2012.
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