Red Cross
Italy, on Sep 25, 2003

This pictures were taken on the top of a mountain 9,000 ft above sea level an hour or so after sunrise from Web Italy. In the first photos there is a light source It seems the Sun follows this light source. Notice the difference in size between photo at 8:16 or so.
The Sun is Occulted toward the 6 o'clock position, and at 2:30 o'clock a persona appears. The presence of these personas skews the normal vertical/horizontal line flares into a Red Cross. And indeed, the intensity of the light at the 6 o'clock position increases day to day!