Sun Pillar

 

Solar Pillar

Interesting dawn this morning.  We had a Solar Pillar!  This photo is just from the internet.  I don’t have a good camera  phone and in any case you can’t get a good photo through the scummy window of a moving train.

It’s a pretty impressive phenomenon though.  Well worth the 52 year wait to see my first one, or at least to recognise one.

You can imagine how primitive people might take such a dawn as a sign from God and set off in pursuit of it.  Was this the pillar of fire that Moses followed into Sinai?  Probably not, since it was a pillar of cloud by day, so it was, in all likelihood a volcanic eruption.

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s