Gordo's gallery of halos
All photos and text Copyright © 1998-2003 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com

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Cirrus layers at dawn (with sundog) - Nov '02

cirrus layers at dawn with sundog (halo)

Halo in cirrus over trees - Oct '02

halo in cirrus over trees

Cirrus (22 deg) halo - Aug/Sep '00

cirrus halo and tree

Iridescence on altocumulus clouds - May/Jun '00

iridescence on altocumulus clouds

Complete 22deg solar halo - April '00
A 24mm lens would get all in the frame

complete 22deg solar halo

Solar halo and tree - Nov '99

solar halo and tree

22 deg halo on wavy cirrus at dawn - early-June '98

solar halo on wavy cirrus at dawn

Solar halo "glory" from Table Mountain - Aug '82
photo by Leon Breytenbach

solar halo (glory) from Table Mountain

Iridescence from lenticular cloud - June '99

iridescence from lenticular cloud

Iridescence - April '75
photos by Dane Gerneke

iridescence iridescence

Halo around moon - February '75
photo by Dane Gerneke

halo around moon

22 deg halo - October '81
photo by Dane Gerneke

22 deg halo

Other websites:

Click here for a technical explanation of the 22 degree halo from Univ Illinois

Click here for a site with detailed information on halos and halo simulations by Les Cowley

Click here for a detailed Atlas of halo forms with fine photos
as well as glories and iridescence by Mark Vornhusen

Click here for information on halos by Jarmo Moilanen from Finland

Click here for halo photos by Pekka Parviainen from Finland

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16 Apr 2004 updated
08 Sep 1998 split off from rainbow page