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Science Sunday: Understanding Atmospheric Optics

Science Sunday: Understanding Atmospheric Optics
Posted at 11:36 AM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-10 14:36:20-05

In this week's Science Sunday we're talking about atmospheric optics. Winter is the best chance for us to see some fascinating phenomena like halos. So what is a solar halo? And how does it form? Well to better understand how the atmosphere produces these bursts of color, we need to first understand light, check it out:

Science Sunday: Understanding Atmospheric Optics

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