Sun dogs or “mock suns” filled the sky this morning. MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner explained the science behind the phenomenon here.
There are enough ice crystals in the cold air this morning that the sun has a rainbow halo. pic.twitter.com/wgV6AwmWC5
— Hans Buetow (@hansbuetow) February 6, 2014
Parhelion aka sun dog (I think). 7:57 a.m. at Central High School St. Paul. pic.twitter.com/9VxCIPuEf0
— Bill Catlin (@Bill_Catlin) February 6, 2014
— Grand Avenue (@grand_ave) February 6, 2014
Did you catch a sun dog with your phone this morning? #tellmpr