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Halo (optical phenomenon)

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A 22° halo around the sun as viewed in the sky over Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna, Nepal. From top to bottom: A circumzenithal arc, supralateral arc, Parry arc, upper tangent arc, and 22°...

Why a halo around the sun or moon? | Space | EarthSky

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Jun 5, 2016 ... That's why, like rainbows, halos around the sun – or moon – are personal. Everyone sees their own particular halo, made by their own ...

Rainbow Around The Sun | Life Heart and Soul

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Feb 27, 2011 ... This full-circle rainbow around the Sun, some elders say, can be understood as a sign to people of the necessity to live a life in respect and ...

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

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Apr 30, 2016 ... Around 12 noon, several people in Kolkata reported seeing a rainbow halo ring around the sun. The excitement was palpable with people ...

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....

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.

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 ...

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 ... Photo of the day: a plane flies past a solar halo in Mexico City as rainbows form around the sun (Reuters) pic.twitter.com/DfeSxbruiM.

Rings around the Sun - NASA Science

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Oct 24, 2002 ... The Sun was high and bright. I glanced up.... The sun was surrounded by an extraordinarily bright, rainbow-colored halo. Flanking it both left ...

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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 ... The old weather saying "Ring around the moon means rain soon," ...

Solar Halos, Sun Dogs, Sun Spokes, Rainbows - Crystalinks

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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 Sun?

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, ...