LS.0079-00Balcony Camp on the West Rib of Denali underneath a display of ice crystal optics. A 22° halo, a parhelia or sun dog, the parhelic circle, and perhaps a hint of the Lowitz Arc (note that the Parhelia is not on the 22° halo, and that faint arcs emmanate up and down from the parhelia.) Denali National Park, Alaska.
LS.0080-00Atmospheric ice crystal displays seen from 16,300' Balcony Camp on the West Rib of Denali. The parhelic circle (through the sun), the 22 halo and the 46 halo (around the sun) and a pair of bright parhelia or sun dogs (on either side). Mt. Foraker and Kahiltna Dome are visible in bottom of the frame. Denali National Park Alaska.
AK.3062-16Ice crystals driven by high wind cause a sun pillar, parhelic circle and sun dogs, (parhelia). Wales. Bering Strait. Alaska
DR.0090-00Parhelia and sun pillar caused by ice crystals in air. Signy Island. South Orkney Islands. Antarctica