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Your photos and video: Halo (or ring, or rainbow) around the sun draws attention skyward on the High Desert

Solar ring NE Bend Michelle Cubero 5-18
Michelle Cubero
Ring around sun Kathy Oberst 5-18
Kathy Oberst
Circle around sun Cynthia Neaderhiser 5-18
Sunbow Sunriver Brigitte Bourret 5-18
Brigitte Bourret
Sunbow towers over the trees in Sunriver on Saturday
Sun halo north of La Pine Kellie Calkins 5-18
Kellie Calkins
Saturday's sun halo, as seen from north of La Pine.
Sun halo Cheryl Steppe 5-18
Cheryl Steppe
The sun halo isn't super rare, but many find it interesting.
Sun halo Lisa M
Lisa M
Sun rainbow Alpenglow Park Amy York 5-18
Amy York
Rainbow around the sun as viewed Saturday from Alpenglow Park

It's not as rare a High Desert phenomenon as last weekend's spectacular northern lights, but several Central Oregonians couldn't help but share their views of a halo, ring or rainbow - various descriptions - around the sun on Saturday. Here's how the National Weather Service explains what we're seeing.

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