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Solar pillar
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A solar pillar is quite unusual and easy to loose. It is created by the reflection a sunlight on the horizontal face of ice cristals. So, a quiet atmosphere is needed in order that this cristals stay parallel to the horizon.
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Instrument   76 mm focal length
Exposure & film   1/60 s with digital camera DC3400 Zoom
Date & place   April 19, 2002, Quimper

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 This picture has been published in
 Climats et météorologie (Editions Fleurus)
Publication in page 38 (upper right) in the Book "Climats et météorologie" from Fleurus editions.
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