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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.

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 ...

'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 ... A circular halo was formed and the rainbow colour was owing to white ...

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 ...

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 ...

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....

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 ...

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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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.

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, ...

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 ...