First things first, what is a Sundog? 

A sundog is a concentrated patch of sunlight occasionally seen about 22° to the left or right of the Sun. Sundogs often form in pairs on either side of our daytime star when sunlight refracts through icy clouds containing hexagonal platecrystals aligned with their large, flat faces parallel to the ground

In basic terms, they're the rainbows that were on the side of the sun this morning because the light was bouncing through ice clouds.

There is a bright spot to the nasty cold weather, and it is seeing things like this that don't happen every day! Here are some pictures I got of them on my way into work!

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