UK Halos ~ More of the UK halos of 28th January 2012 that extended southwards from Scotland to Northern England and Wales.  Alec Jones (The Bolton Halo Triangle) captured these images from NW England. Here a circumzenithal arc blazes in the cirrus streaked and hazed sky  All images ©Alec Jones, shown with permission
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The halos persisted from early morning until late afternoon.

Plate crystals and some randomly oriented clusters populated the cirrus in contrast to the plate and column mixture just 50 miles further west.