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Halo (optical phenomenon) - Wikipedia

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Halo (from Greek ἅλως, halōs) is the name for a family of optical phenomena produced by light interacting with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. Halos can have many...

Why a halo around the sun or moon? | Space | EarthSky

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Nov 14, 2016 ... A large ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a ... That's why, like rainbows, halos around the sun – or moon – are personal.

Ring Around The Sun Explained: What Causes Circular Halo ...

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May 15, 2013 ... Catch that odd ring around the sun earlier this week? ... However, the occasional sighting — similar to a rainbow — is more common in the fall, ...

Why does this phenomenon occur? (Circle rainbow around the sun ...

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So I was on a boat-trip the other day and I noticed this in the sky. Can anyone ... It is not a rainbow, rather a 22° halo. The name is such because it forms a circle ...

Ring Around the Sun - Universe Today

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Dec 24, 2015 ... Have you ever looked up and noticed that there's a big ring around the Sun? These rings are caused by ice crystals within thin cirrus clouds, ...

'Mysterious' rainbow halo seen around the sun in Kolkata, here's ...

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Apr 30, 2016 ... I have seen such circular rainbow rings around the Sun a few times during hot summer days. It's just an optical phenomenon but very ...

Solar Halos, Sun Dogs, Sun Spokes, Rainbows - Crystalinks

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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  ...

Omens and Prophecies: Rainbow halo around the Sun ~ Whirling ...

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Feb 28, 2014 ... It is also called Sun dog, Sunbow or Whirling Rainbow. ... Some say that this circle around the sun is a bad omen, but I would have to agree ...

Rainbow Around The Sun | Life Heart and Soul

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Feb 27, 2011 ... One source says: “While meteorologists have a physical understanding of the circular rainbow around the sun, wisdom keepers of the Americas ...

Holy sun! Solar halo in Mexico causes social media frenzy ... - RT.com

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May 22, 2015 ... The perfect circular rainbow around the sun is actually formed by millions of tiny icy crystals in the upper atmosphere. The ice causes refraction, ...

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What Are Sun Halos? | The Weather Channel

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Jan 12, 2015 ... 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.

A Sign From God – Circular Rainbow Around The Sun - Advaita Stoian

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Sep 30, 2010 ... A Sign From God – Circular Rainbow Around The Sun. M.I.S.A. Yoga School Biannually Hosts Spiritual Yoga Camps in Romania. The spiritual ...

Why is there a rainbow around the sun or moon? | KOMO

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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 ...