A halo is an optical phenomenon produced by light interacting with ice crystals
suspended in the atmosphere, resulting in a wide variety of colored or white rings
, arcs and spots in the sky. Many ha...
Nov 20, 2015 ... A ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a halo by scientists.
A halo is a ring of light surrounding the sun or moon. Most halos appear as bright
white rings but in some instances, the dispersion of light as it passes through ...
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 ...
The halo is always the same diameter regardless of its position in the sky. ...
Much smaller coloured rings around the sun or moon are a corona produced by ...
May 22, 2015 ... The ring around the sun could be seen in three Mexican cities, including the
capital, Mexico City, local media reported. While the weather ...
A solar halo - also known as a nimbus, icebow or gloriole - is an optical
phenomenon produced by ice crystals ... What are those colorful rings around the
Sep 11, 2015 ... Today Kassandra Wright sent us a photo she took of what she considered to be
strange sight, a ring around the sun. She wondered just what it ...
The familiar 22° halo around the Sun or Moon occurs because of refraction in tiny
hexagonal ice crystals in the air. With the 60° apex angle of the prism formed ...
Moon Halo. The familiar 22° halo around the Sun or Moon occurs because of
refraction in tiny hexagonal ice crystals in the air. With the 60° apex angle of the ...