Three-sun weather illusion appears over Inner Mongolia skies

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Stunning sun dogs appeared in the sky above Xilingol Prairie on Friday, creating an illusion of three suns interlinked by a huge halo.

A sun dog, sometimes called a parhelion or mock sun, are caused by the refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere. It typically appears as a pair of subtly colored patches of light above the horizon at the same altitude as the sun.

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