Sundog – Halo around the sun, Croisilles Harbour, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

The sun took its time yesterday, finally poking through the mists to flaunt a sacred halo…
Sundog - halo around the sun, natural optical illusion,. Croisille Harbour, Marlborough, New Zealand
Sundog at sunrise Croisilles Harbour, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand – a halo of ice crystals around the sun.
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