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This morning in SLC we had some of the best optical effects in the sky that we've seen in a while. These effects were actually pretty rare. Not one halo, but two! Two circumzenithal arcs and two sundogs!

Our director Todd Matsuda happened to have his camera on him today and took a few stills for us. Click the photo gallery on the right to see a few more of this unique sky feature.

These arcs happen when you have tiny ice crystals shaped like hexagons in the sky. The light is bent or refracted in them and you see these colors like a rainbow. You can find more info on this great optics site on the right.

Dina Freedman- KSL Meteorologist.

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