3 SUNS appear in sky in rare atmospheric occurrence and the view will blow you away (photos, video)

3 SUNS appear in sky in rare atmospheric occurrence and the view will blow you away (photos, video)

- Incredible footage has captured the rare atmospheric phenomenon of three suns appearing in the sky in Inner Mongolia

- Experts say the rare sight was an optical illusion caused by sundog

- Sundog occurs when sunlight penetrates ice crystals carried in clouds, causing refraction

Incredible footage has captured the rare atmospheric phenomenon of three suns appearing in the sky in Inner Mongolia — and the view is surreal and stunning.

3 SUNS appear in sky in rare atmospheric occurrence and the view will blow you away (photos, video)

Epic: three sunrises appear in the horizon, caused by an optical illusion

Inner Mongolians were treated to the epic view of three sunrises hovering above their horizon as a result of an optical illusion caused by what experts call "sundog."

According to experts, sundog occurs when sunlight penetrates ice crystals carried in clouds. The ice crystals then refract the sunlight, causing the sun to appear in multiple angles as viewed from earth.

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3 SUNS appear in sky in rare atmospheric occurrence and the view will blow you away (photos, video)

The rare sight was caused by sundog

The footage has caused a stir on the internet, with many commenters saying they have been astounded by the images they say seem other-worldly.

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The occurrence was a dream come true for sunrise seekers in Inner Mongolia and China due to its rarity and spectacular view.

See the rare sight in the video below.

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