Scientific Explanation Problem 'sign of the cross' in the Sky Michigan

A few days ago a natural phenomenon that arrested a citizen of Michigan, the United States could make a scene cyberspace. Pictures he took it becomes viral because show sunlight shaped like a cross.
Photo distributed Mechaele Loraff
Mechaele Loraff who sits in Buchanan, Michigan on Wednesday morning (13/1) taking photos Sunrise and publish it on the Facebook page.

"I take photos of this amazing sunrises while being rushed to the office. It's fascinating, because the direct rays of the sun and what I saw was the shape of the cross! This was taken at Buchanan," wrote Loraff that time.

Yes, the photos that he snap is showing a bright light yellowish orange color of the light that is vertical and no horizontal beam that makes it such a cross.

Loraff Although not explicitly claim that it is a "sign of God", shortly after he published the photo, netizens who glorify the religion directly enliven the picture and helped spread in the online realm.

Of course this is not "a sign of Jesus", but a natural phenomenon called "sun pillar".

According to the team of scientists from the University of Illinois, a sun pillar is a vertical shaft of light extending upward or downward from the sun.

This phenomenon is believed commonly seen during sunrise or sunset and the sun formed when sunlight reflecting surface hail of thin cloud at an altitude above such level cirrostratus cloud.

Known since the image becomes viral, Loraff directly replace the privacy settings on Facebook and other social media with the aim that the picture was not widespread, but unfortunately had a lot of different media site that highlights the picture of it.(eno)
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