On the 2nd February 2023 at the Forbidden City Beijing, China, People’s Republic of China, on a wintery day of Beijing, China, People’s Republic of China, in which beautifully astronomical phenomena in which is total rare to see a massive combination of solar halos, double-sided parasols, circumzenithal arcs, and anti-solar arcs in the capital today in which a amazing Astronomical phenomena ….
Sun halos a halo is a ring or light that forms around the sun or moon as the sun or moon light refracts off ice crystals present in a thin veil of cirrus clouds. The halo is usually seen as a bright, white ring although sometimes it can have color.
Circumzenithal arcs are A circumzenithal arc (sometimes known as Bravais’ arc) is a type of Halo. They are formed when sunlight refracts through horizontal ice crystals at such an angle that the light enters the crystal through its flat top face and exits through a side prism face causing the distinctive upside-down rainbow effect. Circumzenithal arcs are relatively common, though a special set of circumstances are required. The sun needs to be more than five, and less than 32 degrees above the horizon, in order that the sunlight can refract in the correct way through the ice crystals to form the smiling, rather than frowning, halo
Via Weir Beijing Photographer blogger…… It is rare to see a combination of solar halos, double-sided parasols, circumzenithal arcs, and anti-solar arcs in the capital today….
Images and visuals are from – Forbidden City –Palace Museum Beijing- China –People’s Republic of China…..