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In brief
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Instrument   10 mm focal length
Exposure & film   1/200 s with digital camera Canon 350D + Sigma 10-20 1:4-5.6
Date & place   October 28, 2006, Quimper
In brief:
- around the Sun, the 22° halo, not very contrasted.
- on the right of the Sun, a bright parhelia uncolored.
- atop the 22° halo, the upper tangent arc (a splayed U shape).
- above it, ""parallel" to the 22° halo, the Parry arc.
- near the zenith, the cirucmzenithal arc, very colorful.
- just under, tangent to it, the inconspicuous supralateral arc.

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 The others pictures of "The great halo of October 28, 2006"
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 This picture has been published in
 Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD)
Published as the picture of the day on December 30, 2006 on the Website Earth Science Picture of the Day
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