Pillars into Heaven

Came across this stunning phenomena called ‘solar spike’ or also know as sun pillars. Wikipedia says

A light pillar is a visual phenomenon created by the reflection of light from ice crystals with near horizontal parallel planar surfaces. The light can come from the sun (usually at or low to the horizon) in which case the phenomenon is called a sun pillar or solar pillar. It can also come from the moon or from terrestrial sources such as streetlights

Source : dailymail.co.uk

Source : astronet.ru

Source : Flickr

Source : Flickr

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This entry was published on December 18, 2010 at 11:32 pm and is filed under Eye Candy, Flickr, Nature, Photography. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Pillars into Heaven

  1. I saw one of these the other morning as I was driving to the store, I wish I would have had my camera with me then.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Raven

  2. Hi Raven,

    Thanks for dropping by. That’s nice, too bad I won’t be catching one these beauties here in Malaysia. Do share if you get one. =D

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