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Many people reported seeing a ring around the sun on Saturday.

NASA says the halo is formed when sunlight shines through ice crystals in the air. Another example is a sundog, a rainbow-colored splash often seen to the left or right of the morning sun.

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In 2010, shock waves from the launch NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory at Cape Canaveral destroyed a sundog, to the delight of observers. WATCH BELOW

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