Clouds encompass the sky over Lake Iwago in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area in Churchill, Manitoba as a halo forms around the sun. The partial frozen landscape sparkles in the lighting and off in the distance the sky becomes free of clouds.There are various types of halos which are formed either near the sun or the moon, most of which are the cause of ice crystals in the clouds. Two different kinds of halos often seen in Churchill, Manitoba are the icebow or an A22 icebow. An icebow is an arc, not a full circle, where the brighter part of the halo is above, below and lateral to the center and are generally one colour, while an A22 degree icebow has a red colouring on the inside and a blue tinge on the outside.Halo around the sun over Lake Iwago, Churchill Wildlife Management Area, Churchill, Manitoba, Hudson Bay, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/9.0, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 24mm.
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