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Residents of a Chinese city have been amazed to see what appeared to be three suns hanging in the sky at the same time.
The optical illusion lasted three hours this morning in Mohe, the country's northernmost city near the Russian border.
The spectacle is caused by a natural phenomenon known as 'sun dogs' and tour du lịch quế lâm rarely happens in [/news/china/index.html China], according to experts.
A picture shared by the provincial meteorological authority shows two mock suns appearing on the left and right side of the actual sun this morning in the town of Tuqiang in Mohe, China
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The stunning scene occurred from 6.30am to 9.30am in the Mohe town of Tuqiang.
Mohe is part of the Daxing'anling region of north-eastern Heilongjiang Province.
It was one of the longest-lasting sun dog occurrences in the area in recent years, the Daxing'anling Fire Brigade said in a [ ] while sharing a video of the sight. 
[ ]and [ ]uploaded by the Chinese weather authorities show two bright spots, called 'phantom suns', appearing on the left and right side of the actual sun which was rising from the sleepy town of 20,000.
The stunning scene occurred from 6.30am to 9.30am in Tuqiang Town on Thursday. Pictures shared by the weather authority show two bright spots, called 'phantom suns, around the sun
Sun dogs happen when sunlight passes through high-altitude ice crystals in cirrus clouds.

The phenomenon is also called 'parhelion'.
Grahame Madge, a spokesman for the Met Office, said that sun dogs can occur anywhere in the world, and they are always 'intriguing to see'.
Mr Madge told MailOnline: 'Occasionally they can form multi-coloured patches - like sections of rainbows - or they can appear in this case like multiple suns.
'The atmosphere above our heads is ever-changing and often there can be interesting things to see for those with the dedication to look.'
An unusually bright moon can create the same effect, but such an instance is 'very rare', according to [ ].
The spectacle occurred in Mohe (seen above in a file photo), the most northern city of China
Chinese meteorological engineer Bian Yun previously told MailOnline that sun dogs rarely happen in his country.
Mr Bian, who works for China Meteorological Administration, commented on the illusion in an interview in 2019: 'There are many hexagon-shaped ice crystals in the semi-transparent, delicate clouds in the sky.
'Occasionally, they will line up finely and kynghidongduong.vn horizontally in the sky and when sunlight shines on these ice crystals, such irregular reflection will occur.'
Residents of a town in Xinjiang in north-western China were treated to [/news/article-7788941/Three-suns-appear-sky-China-rare-natural-phenomenon.html a similar sight] on an afternoon in December last year.

A pair of mock suns brought a stunning halo to the small city of Khorgas on an otherwise biting cold day.