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 Vertical & Sideways Light Columns, Sweden

 Rare arcs cross-cross over Northern Sweden

 Swedish Halos

 Sunrise Green Flash, Taiwan

 Many Moons, USA

 "Two Sun" Rainbows, Norway

 Fogbow, Mount Teide, Canary Islands

 Fogbow, Marin Headlands, USA

 Morning Fogbow, Russia

 Boiling Sunspots & Sunrise, Hungary

 Venus Shadows & Rays, Hungary

 Polarization & Fogbows, Russia

 Lunar Halos, England

 Rainbows High& Low, Turkey

 Thistledown Diffraction, Scotland

 Venus, Jupiter (& Mars?) Coronae, Austria

 Mirages & Mirages, Poland

 Dutch Stll Life Reflections

 Mountain Shadow & Sky Polarization, Morocco

 Novaya Zemlya Effect, Antarctica

 Cloudbow & Glory, USA

 Shetland Halos, Scotland

 Eclipse reds & blues plus airglow, Chile

 "The Mississippi Triangle", USA

 Pasta Pan Films, Brazil

 Dogs, Pillars and Glitter Paths, England

 Night's Candles, Argentina

 120° Parhelion & Parhelic Circle. North Carolina, USA

 Parhelic Circle & Sundog, England

 Floodlight bows, Niagara falls

 Flight Deck Window Colours, Switzerland

 Zero Order Glow, The Netherlands

 Reflection Bow, Scotland

 Subhorizon Rainbow, Sweden

 Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds, Germany

 Water Aureole, Chile

 Tulip Field Bow, The Netherlands

 Blood Red Sword, Wales

 Circumhorizon Arc, California, USA

 Antisolar Rays, Cornwall, England

 Antarctic Lunar Halo & Snow

 Circumscribed Halo, The Netherlands

 Geyser Bows, Yellowstone, USA

 Distorted Glory, Beijing to California

 Wegener Arcs over Delft, The Netherlands

 Wegener Arcs & Parhelic Circle, The Netherlands

 NLCs, Denmark

 High Sun Halos, Athens, Greece

 Light Rings & Diffraction, Wales

 Subsun & Subparhelion, China

 Contrail Iridescence, New Jersey, USA

 River Ray Puzzle, Czech Republic

 Colorados rainbows & Supernumeraries, USA

 Distrail, Germany

 Circumzenithal & Supralateral Arcs, England

 Infralateral & Circumhorizon Arcs, China

 Clover Opposition Effect

 Halos - Wroclaw, Poland

 Green Flash .. ..Up Close, The Netherlands

 Green Rim .. ..and more, The Netherlands

 Moondogs & Light Pillars, eastern Siberia, Russia

 Alaskan Fogbow, USA

 Rainbow Clouds, Washington State, USA

 Prairie Halos, Canada

 Baltic Halos, Estonia

 Lunar & Solar Pollen Coronae, Russia

 Siberian Subsun & Lower Pillar, Russia

 Cloudbow, Netherlands

 Sun Pillar, Canary Islands, Spain

 Tip Vortices, Sweden

 Brocken Spectre & Glory, Slovakia

 Fireweed Light Rings & Diffraction, Scotland

 Desert Fogbow, Arizona, USA

 Flag Corona, USA

 Long Lived Halo, Cheshire, England

 Not so Mundane Halo, Cambridge, England

 Kern & Lowitz Arcs, England

 Alpine Iridescence

 Door Prisms, Switzerland

 Opposition Effect Streak, Latvia

 Venus Aureole-Corona, Hungary

 Parry & Tangent Arcs, Florida, USA

 Mountain Shadow & Iridescence, Wales

 Lower Sun Pillar, Arctic Russia

 Airplane glory & 'Brocken Spectre'

 Royal Halos, England

 Mini Mirage, Scotland

 Rainbow Segment, New Zealand

 Halos at Whistler, BC, Canada

 Total Solar Eclipse Corona/Iridescence

 Solar Eclipse Corona

 Cloud Top Blue Flash, New Jersey, USA

 Glove Hair Corona, Hungary

 Montana halos, USA

 Time-Varying Light Sources

 Upper Tangent Divergent Light Pillars, Finland

 Water drops, Brazil

 Subsun, Idaho, USA

 Circumhorizon Arc over Mediterranean

 Miraged Moonset, USA

 Parry & Tangent Arcs, New Jersey, USA

 Kingfisher Colours, France

 Lunar Fogbow, Northern Ireland

 Dawn Red Rainbows, Arizona, USA

 Moilanen Arc, Utah, USA

 Sun Pillar, South Carolina, USA

 Clouds - Up Close

 Nacreous Clouds, Norway

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