标签: ice crystals

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天空中的于韦斯屈莱市

2024年1月25日 Jyväskylä in the Sky Image Credit & Copyright: Harri Kiiskinen Explanation: You might not immediately recognize this street map of a neighborhood in Jyväskylä, Finland, planet Earth. But that’s probably because the map was projected into the night sky and captured with an allsky camera on January 16. The temperature recorded on that nort...

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寒冬道路上空的四重月晕

2022年1月2日 Quadruple Lunar Halo Over Winter Road Image Credit & Copyright: Dani Caxete Explanation: Sometimes falling ice crystals make the atmosphere into a giant lens causing arcs and halos to appear around the Sun or Moon. One Saturday night in 2012 was just such a time near Madrid, Spain, where a winter sky displayed not only a bright Moon but four r...

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瑞典上空的日晕

2021年12月28日 Sun Halo over Sweden Video Credit & Copyright: Håkan Hammar (Vemdalen Ski Resort, SkiStar) Explanation: What’s happened to the Sun? Sometimes it looks like the Sun is being viewed through a giant lens. In the featured video, however, there are actually millions of tiny lenses: ice crystals. Water may freeze in the atmosphere into small...

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日柱与上正切晕弧

2021年02月17日 Sun Pillar with Upper Tangent Arc Image Credit & Copyright: Mike Cohea Explanation: This was not a typical sun pillar. Just after sunrise two weeks ago in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, a photographer, looking out his window, was suddenly awestruck. The astonishment was caused by a sun pillar that fanned out at the top. Sun pillars, singular...

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雪树上空的月晕

2021年02月01日 Lunar Halo over Snowy Trees Image Credit & Copyright: Göran Strand Explanation: Have you ever seen a halo around the Moon? This fairly common sight occurs when high thin clouds containing millions of tiny ice crystals cover much of the sky. Each ice crystal acts like a miniature lens. Because most of the crystals have a similar elongated hex...