A 22° halo around the sun in Nepal Himalayas. ... Among the most well known
halo types are the circular halo (properly called the 22° halo), light pillars and sun
dogs, ... water droplets ...
Mar 6, 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 ... Many people in the New York tri-state area spotted the circular halo, ... Photos:
Beautiful Rainbow Halo Around The Sun Mystifies New Yorkers.
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, ...
Jan 12, 2015 ... 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 ... 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 ...
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.
May 14, 2013 ... ... with proper protection), you probably saw a rainbow around the sun. It's also
known as a 22 degree halo, or sun halo. ... loading circular.
Oct 4, 2006 ... By: Scott Sistek, KOMONews.com Meteorologist You've all seen rainbows on
those days where it's raining and the sun's out at the same time.
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, ...