Long absence of rare high cloud halos in Tampere skies was brought to a sudden end by a complex display on 2 May 2008. Singly and Parry oriented columns played the key roles: among the more common halo forms the display featured an upper suncave Parry arc and Wegener arcs.
Sun elevation was ca. 27 degrees. Both photos are stacked images (no longer than 5 minutes’ time period for each). Below them contrast enhanced versions are provided. Also, larger images are available online ( 1 ).