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Little solar halo observer

A big moment for a sky photographer and his son, in Sweden.

Photo taken January 22, 2015 by Fotograf Göran Strand.   Visit Göran on Facebook.

Little Solar Halo Observer, taken January 22, 2015 by Fotograf Göran Strand. Visit Göran on Facebook or go directly to Göran Strand’s website.

Göran Strand in Östersund, Sweden – who has contributed other wonderful sky photographs to these pages (look here and here) – posted this photo at EarthSky Facebook on January 22, 2015. He wrote:

Today, a beautiful solar halo was visible around Östersund. Me and my son went out watch it over the frozen lake Storsjön. It was his first full circle solar halo so it was a big moment … also for his daddy.

Thank you, Göran!

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