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The Strange Effects of Diamond Dust

Bright pillars of light… clouds of glowing dust… shimmering discs floating around the sun… signs of extraterrestrial activity, or is there a more rational and scientific explanation for this phenomenon?

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Sources:
https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/optical-phenomenon.html (Mix of Everything)
http://earthsky.org/space/what-makes-a-halo-around-the-moon (Mix — Many photos!)
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/halosim.htm (Mix of everything but throughout many pages)
http://wxguys.ssec.wisc.edu/2011/01/09/what-is-diamond-dust/ (Diamond Dust)
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/halo/circ1.htm (Sun Halos — more science-y)
http://turningmirrors.com/22-halo (Sun Halos — more blog-y)
http://www.atoptics.co.uk/halo/dogfm.htm (Sun Dogs — sweet diagram in this one)
http://www.weatheronline.co.uk/reports/wxfacts/Sun-pillar.htm (Sun Pillars)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNYd5PV77hs (Sun Beams — SciShow)
http://www.theinfolist.com/php/SummaryGet.php?FindGo=Diamond%20dust (Temp. Reference)

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