The sun emits a beam of light like a laser
This is a long version of the winter solar column, the video is accelerated many times, the original duration of the video is almost 20 minutes.
Low clouds and ice in the air beautifully shimmer with sunlight.
A light pillar is an atmospheric optical phenomenon in the form of a vertical band of light which appears to extend above and/or below a light source. The effect is created by the reflection of light from numerous tiny ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere or clouds. The light can come from the Sun (usually when it is near or even below the horizon) in which case the phenomenon is called a sun pillar or solar pillar.