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Glorious Sight

February 1, 2019
Reinbeck Courier

Claire Shefchik, an RN at Tama County Health and Home Services photographed this image about 9 a.m. Tuesday, morning, Jan. 29. It's called a "22-degree halo" according to the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois website. With it encircling the Tama County Courthouse and radio tower in the center. The university information says "A 22 degree halo is a ring of light 22 degrees from the sun (or moon) and is the most common type of halo observed and is formed by hexagonal ice crystals."

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