Winnipeggers were treated to a relatively rare sight in the inky sky early Thursday before sunrise. Bright spots, known as moon dogs, were visible on both sides of a halo that ringed the moon.

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And on Thursday morning, when the sky brightened, the sun dogs came out:

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Thursday’s sky phenomena come one day after another extremely uncommon occurrence: A Super blood blue moon Eclipse.

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