Himalayan Peak Crowned with Solar Corona | Space Wallpaper

Himalayan Peak Crowned with Solar Corona

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A solar corona appears over Ama Dablam, a famous Himalayan mountain peak. A corona, one of the few quantum color effects visible to the naked eye, can occur when the sun (or moon) is observed through thin clouds. The light of the sun is separated into wavelengths by water droplets in the atmosphere creating the colorful rings. [Read more about mysteries of the universe.]

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