Sun dogs (or sundogs), mock suns or phantom suns, scientific name parhelia (
singular parhelion), are an atmospheric phenomenon that consists of a pair of ...
Features images of sun dogs and tells why they occur.
Solar Halos, Sun Dogs, Sun Spokes, Rainbows. A solar halo - also known as a
nimbus, icebow or gloriole - is an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals ...
Jan 18, 2013 ... Patches of light that sometimes appear beside the sun are called sundogs. The
scientific name is parhelion (plural: parhelia) from the Greek ...
Jul 25, 2006 ... It's a concentrated patch of sunlight occasionally seen about 22° to the left or right
of the Sun. Sundogs form, often in pairs on either side of our ...
Jan 19, 2010 ... Old timers thought haloes around the sun, or sun dogs, predicted coming
weather changes. Learn more about this neat phenomenon in this ...
To maintain peace in the household, I've been forced to write a new blog about
weather and dogs. Cats may “predict” weather, but phantom suns are called sun
Dec 5, 2013 ... MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner explains what creates the sun dogs over
here. Sun dogs, also called mock suns or 22-degree parhelia ...
Parhelions, more commonly known as sun dogs or mock suns, appear as fuzzy
rainbows or bright spots in the sky "dogging" the sun. You are most likely to see a
The Sundogs infographic by Weather Underground describes how light from the
sun refracts off ice crystals to portray a half-circle around the sun. Due to the ...