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Halo (optical phenomenon)

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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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Jun 5, 2016 ... 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.

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

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Apr 30, 2016 ... 'Mysterious' rainbow halo seen around the sun in Kolkata, here's what it ... I have seen such circular rainbow rings around the Sun a few times ...

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, ...

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, ...

Kolkata witnesses rare red-blue '22 degree circular halo' around Sun

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May 1, 2016 ... The phenomenon was observed between 12.10 pm and 12.40 pm when the fifth and penultimate phase of Assembly elections was underway ...

Ring Around the Sun - Universe Today

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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, and there sev.

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What does a rainbow ring around the sun mean? | Reference.com

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A rainbow ring around the sun means that the sun's rays are passing through ice crystal in cirrostratus clouds at a 22-degree angle. The ring is called a halo....

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What Are Sun Halos? | The Weather Channel - Weather.com

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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.

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  ...

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

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It is not a rainbow, rather a 22° halo. The name is such because it forms a circle with a radius of approximately 22° around the Sun. Similar phenomenon may ...