December 13, 2012 2:38
December 10, 2012 in Shanghai, Suzhou, Changzhou, Nantong, Danyang and other Chinese cities in the sky at the same time there were strange things, "three suns" and a rainbow upside down. People assume that it's a sign we approach the end of the world. However, experts reject this assumption.
The newspaper "Yangtze Evening News" reported that the morning December 10, 2012 on an Internet forum Ho Bin Nantong users have opened a new topic about that in the morning the sky was manifested something amazing — 3 sun, and upload photos. At the same time, users of Shanghai, Suzhou and Changzhou observed another unusual celestial phenomenon: the sun came up, and on either side there were two symmetrically located points of light.
Instantly a "sky show" has become a central topic of discussion on the web users, hotly debated question of whether it is a harbinger of the approaching end of the world.
Mr. He from Nanjing around 9:00 that day on his way to work, walking across the bridge Maigao supermarket Wal-Mart, suddenly looked up and saw hanging in the sky, "a colorful smile", he was amazed and began shouting to passers-by, all look. Many watched and discussed unusual. According to a witness, on this day there was no rain, so how could a rainbow appear in the morning? He immediately captured this beautiful picture on your mobile phone, but upon closer inspection, he found the photo that the rainbow has been turned upside down. People called this phenomenon "the smile of the rainbow."
These unusual weather events mainland experts explain solar flares. Mock sun (sun dog), the phenomenon of refraction and reflection of light by ice crystals that form cirrus clouds, have nothing to do with the "end of the world."
Explain this by saying that the luminous point taken for the sun, in fact the sun mirage, this is a rare atmospheric phenomenon. As a rule, the phenomenon of false sun lasts a few minutes, no more than twenty. Experts say that the conditions for the occurrence of a false sun special. First, you need to sunlight reflected from high-altitude clouds of ice crystals, and secondly, for better transmission of light clouds should be subtle.
As previously reported, in July this year phenomenon purple sky continental Chinese took as a sign from above, many were sore afraid.
Apparently, the Chinese are in fact not a little frightened, and serious about the prediction of the end of the world. Some Chinese businessmen have actively building a "Noah's Ark" to ensure that they survive the apocalypse, and invest a lot of money in them. Some in the construction of the "Noah's Ark" do business.