A halo is an optical phenomenon produced by light interacting with ice crystals
suspended in the atmosphere, resulting in a wide variety of colored or white rings
, arcs and spots in the sky. Many ha...
Nov 20, 2015 ... A ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a halo by ... That's why,
like rainbows, halos around the sun – or moon – are personal.
Jun 26, 2014 ... In addition, the process is similar to how rainbows are formed, which is why ...
The old weather saying "Ring around the moon means rain soon," contains a ...
enough cirrus clouds necessary to create the circular optical effect.
What are those colorful rings around the Sun? A corona visible ... When the sun
is low, the two sundogs are located on the circle of the 22° halo. As the sun rises
Feb 27, 2011 ... One source says: “While meteorologists have a physical understanding of the
circular rainbow around the sun, wisdom keepers of the Americas ...
22° circular ... Sometimes only parts of the complete circle are visible. Much
smaller coloured rings around the sun or moon are a corona produced by water ...
Oct 24, 2002 ... "I had never seen anything so huge and so perfectly circular," says Bell. ... Not
only was there a halo around the Sun--the so-called "22<sup>o</sup> halo," which ... (a
rainbow-colored "ice bow" arc half-encircling the zenith), sun pillars, ...
Today was the first time I saw a 22 Degree Halo, Rainbow around the sun. ...
phenomenon, forming a circle 22° around the sun, or occasionally the moon.
METEOROLOGIST JEFF HABY. WEATHER FOLKLORE: "A ring around the sun
or moon, means rain or snow coming soon" APPLICABILITY: This lore most ...
Oct 4, 2006 ... Rainbow halo around the sun from Snohomish, Wash. on May 20, 2011. ... The
halos (or, sometimes known as "sundogs" around the sun) are ...