Fermilab Today Friday, January 25, 2008
Solar pillars

A solar pillar occured around sunrise on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Solar pillars are created when plate shaped ice crystals relflect light, creating a columnar visual effect. Solar pillars are an extremely cold weather phenomenon most commonly seen in the arctic.

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PPD's Pat Poll submitted this photo, taken at the BEG Bridge building.

AD's Maggie Stauffer took this photo looking out over the Main Ring.

Daniel Ruggerio, UR Minerva Group, snapped this photo.

ES&H's Bill James took this photo from 7E.

AD's Greg Vogel took this photo Wednesday morning near F4.

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