PHOTOS | Central Indiana residents treated to beautiful sun pillar Monday evening

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Central Indiana residents were treated to a beautiful sun pillar in the sky Monday evening.

This weather phenomenon is typically seen during sunrise of sunset. It forms when ice crystals in the atmosphere reflect the light before it reaches our eyes. The low angle of the sun contributed to the gorgeous colors.

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From further away #sunset #midwest #sunpillar

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