Sun Pillar - Stayner, Ontario, Canada
Sun Pillar - Stayner, Ontario, Canada

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Caption   A sun pillar rises above a snow-covered field near Stayner, Ontario, at sunrise on January 5, 2015. Sun pillars, also know as light pillars, are caused by light reflecting off of horizontally-oriented ice crystals. A snowy owl sits on a fence post in the foreground.
Photo Id   w2881-5924-5b9f6
Date and Time   January 5, 2015   7:59 AM
Location   Stayner, Ontario, Canada
latitude 44° 25' 6.1" N       longitude 80° 5' 45.6" W
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Keywords   sun pillar, light pillar, solar pillar, pillar, atmospheric optics, winter, cold, ice, crystals, sunrise, orange, yellow, Stayner, Barrie, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Toronto, Ontario, ON, Canada
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