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8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Two rare phenomena in the same shot: A "sun dog," or a rainbow halo around the sun, and "diamond dust," which can be seen when powdery snow is kicked up on a windy, but sunny, day.

Two rare phenomena in the same shot: A "sun dog," or a rainbow halo around the sun, and "diamond dust," which can be seen when powdery snow is kicked up on a windy, but sunny, day.

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Date Taken: 01.2010
Date Uploaded: 03.2010
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Camera: NIKON D3000
Copyright: © Chaz Firestone