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Skywatchers curse contrails

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But did lead to this! A 22deg Solar Halo.
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Or even better....
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Middle photo.

Strange arc on left and possible upper tangential arc?

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It was quite hard to pick out the fainter bits of halo due to the very messy nature of the inter-crossing man-made cirrus of the contrails, David. Having commented on the contrails alone here, I walked around the corner to take some recycling to the bins when, looking up I noticed the coloured halo arc. Rushing back, grabbed my tablet, cursed as it took a few seconds to open the appropriate part and finally managed too take a couple of shots before it all disappeared. That strange bit of arc may be just a bit of smudged contrail but I did not notice it when I was struggling to take the pictures. The cirrus contrail's top on the picture is quite ragged, being smudged by upper winds. Regards mike f.
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