Three suns in the sky above the Yamal Peninsula caught on video
KHANTY-MANSIYSK, February 13 — RIA Novosti. Optical phenomenon in the form of “three suns” on the Yamal Peninsula, which the video appeared on the Network cannot be considered rare for the region. About it RIA Novosti said the head of the regional centre for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring, Artem Koshkin.
So, Wednesday morning in the sky over the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, it was possible to observe the “three suns”, or halo.
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“I on halo to talk is difficult, because we have in Salekhard (administrative center of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district. — Approx. ed.), for example, it’s cloudy. This optical phenomenon is associated with particles, crystals, small, snow, the moisture contained in the air. Widespread in the Autonomous region? Not to say that rare”, — said the interlocutor of RIA Novosti.
According to him, such phenomena are possible thanks to a combination of factors, they mostly depend on the condensation of small particles the air. At this low temperature is not always plays a role: for example, on 13 February, the temperature will not fall below 13 degrees. “It’s warm enough,” said Koshkin.