A 22° halo around the sun in Nepal Himalayas. ... the most well known halo types
are the circular halo (properly called the 22° halo), light pillars and sun dogs, ...
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.
May 15, 2013 ... Ring Around The Sun Explained: What Causes Circular Halo? ... However, the
occasional sighting -- similar to a rainbow -- is more common in ...
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, ...
Jun 26, 2014 ... How are they different from sun dogs? ... In addition, the process is similar to how
rainbows are formed, which is why colors can sometimes be seen in the rainbow.
... The old weather saying "Ring around the moon means rain soon," ... enough
cirrus clouds necessary to create the circular optical effect.
Jun 2, 2015 ... (Circle rainbow around the sun). So I was on a boat-trip the other day and I
noticed this in the sky. Can anyone explain in simple terms to me ...
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.
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 ...
METEOROLOGIST JEFF HABY. WEATHER FOLKLORE: "A ring around the sun
or moon, means rain or snow coming soon" APPLICABILITY: This lore most ...