Ring in the sky catches people’s eye and imagination

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Ring in the sky catches people’s eye and imagination

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A ring in the sky around Durango on Sunday caught people’s attention. According to Andrew Lyons with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, the ring was a meteorological phenomenon known as a sun halo.
A sun halo around Durango lasted a few hours Sunday. Photo courtesy of Anne Erickson
Sun halos form when clouds that contain ice crystals are hit by the sun at a 22 degree angle. Photo courtesy of Daniel Kemp

Ring in the sky catches people’s eye and imagination

A ring in the sky around Durango on Sunday caught people’s attention. According to Andrew Lyons with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, the ring was a meteorological phenomenon known as a sun halo.
A sun halo around Durango lasted a few hours Sunday. Photo courtesy of Anne Erickson
Sun halos form when clouds that contain ice crystals are hit by the sun at a 22 degree angle. Photo courtesy of Daniel Kemp
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