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   Lowitz Arcs - Gallery  















    

      

                

More recent Lowitz arcs on Optics Picture of the Day:

             

                      

                











Lowitz arcs are nearly always ephemeral and indistinct.

They seem special among the halos for being associated with patchy cloud making positive identification difficult.

Most images show enhanced views and/or a simulation when the mouse is passed over them or the small key images.