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Video captures 'sundogs' in North Dakota sky

By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |   Updated Feb. 3, 2016 at 3:29 PM

MINTO, N.D., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A North Dakota motorist's dashboard camera captured footage of sundogs -- illusions that resemble spare suns in the sky.

The video, recorded Tuesday on a stretch of North Dakota road, shows the sun in the sky with a giant luminescent halo.

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The halo features a sundog, or "phantom sun," on each side.

The illusions result from light reflecting off ice in the atmosphere. The uploader said the ice was likely the result of a blizzard in Nebraska.

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