Rays from above and below converge at the antisolar point. Imaged by Lars Brubęk over northern Finland from a flight descending into Kirkenes. ©Lars Brubęk, shown with permission
|North is to the left. Lake Inari is at lower right. The scene includes part of Russia, Norway and Finland. Murmansk is on the horizon about 90 miles to the east .|
Clouds cast long parallel shadows above and below the airplane position.
|To the eye they appear by perspective to converge towards the antisolar point.
They are called anticrepuscular rays but antisolar is perhaps a better name.