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What did the sun get for Mother's Day? A new ring

What did the sun get for Mother's Day? A new ring

Look at what Mother Nature got for Mother's Day -- a ring! She showed it off of on the sun Sunday:

The rainbow ring is caused by ice crystals in high clouds reflecting the sun light like a prism. Many times, it's a 24 hour signal that rain is on the way, and that piece of lore is because the high clouds that make the ring are usually the front fringe of an approaching storm.