Colorful Sun Halos Spotted Above N. Oregon Coast

Colorful Sun Halos Spotted Above N. Oregon Coast

Published 09/17/2018 at 4:47 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff

(Seaside, Oregon) – Sun halos graced the skies above the north Oregon coast earlier today (Monday). Angi Wildt of Seaside took these photos of the esoteric wonder, which is the sibling of the nocturnal moon halo. (Daytime photos courtesy Wildt).

Both are the result of high cirrus clouds, ice crystals and a combination of refraction and reflection.

The common wisdom about moon or sun halos is that they are indicative of a coming

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