Incredible Video Of Spectacular Sun Halo Display In Sweden

Stunning footage has captured the moment treated to the incredible sight of a rare ring of light surrounding the sun. The atmospheric effect enveloped the low winter sun with a corona, known as a 22 degree halo. They form as sunlight is refracted in millions of hexagonal ice crystals suspended in the sky.

Halos are a sign of high thin cirrus clouds drifting 20,000 feet (four miles) or more above our heads, They are called 22 degree halos as this is the approximate radius of the ring, which can form around the sun or moon.