The mysteries of some atmospheric halos remain unsolved after 5,000 years

The mysteries of some atmospheric halos remain unsolved after 5,000 years

For the first time in nearly 5,000 years of observations, researchers have fully cataloged optical illusions that appear in the sky when light shines through ice crystals known as atmospheric halos.

The Atmospheric Halo Inventory showcases commonly seen atmospheric optical illusions from known sources and sheds light on rarer halos, including those whose origins are currently a mystery.

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