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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Solar Halo over Landmannalaugar

Halos happen when the sun or the moon bends light through ice crystals, generating a kind of ring around the celestial body. On this occasion I found this solar halo presiding the scene over Landmannalaugar. This volcanic place, which in itself seems taken from another planet, accentuates its nature with this strange phenomenon

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Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Iceland
Camera: X-T2
Copyright: © Marta Lucio