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The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

June 15, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Photo: Sun halo spotted in Seattle

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A ring of light around the sun is seen Saturday afternoon from Bergen Place Park in Ballard. This panorama was created with Microsoft’s Photosynth app. (Photo by Jonathan Schleuss / Seattle Times producer)

Photo by Seattle Times staff

(Photo by Jonathan Schleuss / Seattle Times producer)

Folks in Seattle are spotting a bright ring of light around the sun today. Known as a sun halo or a “sun dog,” the ring occurs when light passes through the ice crystals of high-altitude cirrus clouds. The light refracts at an angle, creating a halo that can be observed from certain vantage points.

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“Sun dog” at the totem pole at the Montlake Cut. (Photo by Katherine Long / Seattle Times staff reporter)

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