Site statistics

33949 facts from 176 countries related to 1136 phenomena have been registered in Archive. 2777 of them were solved, another 10294 are under verification for compliance with one of the 317 versions.

8 facts have been added for last 24 hours.

Share your story

You are in "News" section

This section accumulates world news published in the media and concerning facts, phenomena and/or versions.

An amazing solar halo was captured in Volgodonsk

Added Sun, 29/01/2023
Источники
Дата публикации
Sat, 28/01/2023
Версии

This amazing photo of the solar halo was taken by Elena from the city of Volgodonsk.


One of the earliest descriptions of this phenomenon is found in the "Tale of Bygone Years", dated 1104.

"In the same year there was a sign: the sun stood in a circle, and in the middle of the circle was a cross, and in the middle of the cross was the sun, and outside the circle on both sides were two suns, and above the sun outside the circle was an arc, horns to the north."

Now we know that the halo is not a "sign", but simply one of the types of optical atmospheric phenomena, and it arises due to the refraction of the sun in ice crystals.

Новости со схожими версиями


Log in or register to post comments

Site friends

  • Мир тайн — сайт о таинственном
  • Activite-Paranormale
  • UFOlats
  • Новый Бестиарий
  • The Field Reports
  • UFO Meldpunt Nederland
  • GRUPO DE ESTUDOS DE UFOLOGIA CIENTÍFICA
  • Паранормальная наука, наука об аномалиях
  • Новости уфологии
  • UFO Insights
  • Mundo Ovnis

Attention!

18+

Site contains materials that are not recommended for impressionable people.

You are reporting a typo in the following text:
Simply click the "Send typo report" button to complete the report. You can also include a comment.