Last Updated:

Three Suns Appear In Chinese City Of Mohe Due To Rare Phenomenon Called 'sun Dog'

The residents of North Eastern Chinese city of Mohe woke up to an extra special morning where they saw the sunrise with not one but three suns

Three suns

The residents of North Eastern Chinese city of Mohe woke up to an extra special morning where they saw the sunrise with not one but three suns. The two extra suns that appeared in the sky were not real and occurred naturally due to a phenomenon called ‘sun dog’. It is also known as an atmospheric optical phenomenon which causes people to see three suns instead of one. 

Chinese city experiences a rare phenomenon

The rare phenomenon lasted for three hours, beginning from 6:30am to 9:30am. The official Twitter handle of People’s Daily China posted a video showing the occurrence of three suns at once. In the video, along with the sun, two bright spots can be seen which are called "phantom suns’. The rare phenomenon called ‘sun dog’ occurs when ice crystals form in the Earths' atmosphere. After forming, they reflect sunlight and create glowing orbs that can be mistaken for suns in the sky. This is being considered as the longest lasting sun dog in recent years.

Read: Chinese Envoy Hails Dr Kotnis For Providing Medical Assistance During Sino-Japanese War

After watching the video, netizens were left amazed. "Well. just as I have always suspected...China has everything", wrote one Twitter user. Another Twitter user captioned the video as he wrote, "Is this that mandate of heaven China watcher vermin keep talking about". "Wow!!", wrote another internet user, expressing his amazement. 

Read: Subramanian Swamy Wants Indian Govt To Befittingly Respond To Xi's 'be Ready For War' Cry

During the month of January, the Chinese city of Fuyu experienced this phenomenon. The two extra suns stayed in the sky for about 20 minutes before they disappeared leaving only the original star behind. For the phenomenon to occur the conditions have to be just right, the temperature has to be roughly 20 degrees below freezing and the sun has to be quite low in the sky. This incident occurred on December 31, 2019.

Read: Chinese Company Offers Coronavirus Vaccine To Students

Also Read: 3 Suns Appear In The Morning Sky Of Chinese City, Here's How

(Image Credits: Twitter/@PDChina)

 

 

Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. Tune in today to stay updated with all the latest news and headlines from the world of entertainment.

First Published: