Hello and welcome to an extra blog post today inspired by light pillars being spotted in Scotland. You may be thinking what the heck are light pillars will let me be your guide.
The above was taken in last night near Glasgow which shows the rare sight of light pillars. More here https://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/glasgow-news/mystery-lights-seen-over-glasgow-19579081?fbclid=IwAR2demfQF6lk5lwe3q-L12MP-3hSgX2-v0_52Jk6AdSIbGzXp9ry-QIbVs8
“A light pillar is an atmospheric optical phenomenon in which a vertical beam of light appears to extend above and/or below a light source. The effect is created by the reflection of light from tiny ice crystals that are suspended in the atmosphere or that comprise high-altitude clouds.”
This Weather Network video explains more about Light Pillars
This stunning light pillar image from Wisconsin – Image credit in the image.
I hope you have enjoyed reading this and hopefully one day I get to see this certainly on my bucket list!