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Helio C. Vital
Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
05:59 pm

Equipment Details:

Nikon Coolpix P900 camera

Post-processing Details:

Photoscape to reduce excess light

Image Details:

The photo shows a highly distorted sun setting off the coast of Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro. Stratified layers of air at different temperatures associated to the arrival of a cold front contributed to that unusual refraction phenomenon.
Time informed is UTC-3 h.