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SEE IT: Photos of today’s ring around the sun (or sun halo)

Posted at 2:04 PM, May 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-14 14:11:26-04
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DueceBeats Music on Twitter sent PIX11 this photo of the sun halo.

PIX11 viewers, mainly from New Jersey, have been sending in dramatic photos of a ring around the sun, most taken this afternoon.

The weather phenomenon, known as a sun halo, is caused by the sun’s light refracting through ice-crystal-laden clouds.  Read more HERE.

Send us your photos at yourpix@pix11.com.

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Brad Jones shared this photo, taken by his daughter at 1:30 p.m, in Manasquan, N.J.

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Gina Sinatra shared this photo with WPIX, taken near Keansburg ,NJ.

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Maria Livelovelaugh photographed in East Rutherford, NJ…

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Melissa Lopez sent along this photo.

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Kira Cronin shared this photo today.