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Parhelic circle and 22° halo!
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May and September are the best month to see solar halos on the French Riviera.
13 years after I took this picture, I discover that a parhelic circle is visible! It is the moustache-shape on the upper right and mainly at he upper left of the Sun, which begin from the 22° halo. This kind of halo is only visible a few time each year. I'm a lucky guy!
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Instrument   Zuiko 16 mm 1:3.5 lens
Exposure & film   1/500 s on Kodachrome 64
Date & place   September 1990, Cap d'Antibes

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 This picture has been published in
 Le ciel à l'oeil nu en 2003
Published page 85 of "Le ciel en 2003"
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