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Sun dogs


Sun dogs (or sundogs), mock suns or phantom suns, scientific name parhelia ( singular parhelion), are an atmospheric phenomenon that consists of a pair of ...

Atmospheric phenomena: Halos, Sundogs and Light Pillars


Learn more about atmospheric phenomena like Sundogs, Halos and Light Pillars that are created by the reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the ...

Sundogs: mock suns or parhelia


Sundogs. mock suns or parhelia. Sundogs, also known as mock suns or " parhelia", are a pair of brightly colored spots, one on either side of the sun.

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


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 ...

Dogs, weather, sun dogs, rainbows, cats | The Old Farmer's Almanac


Read about sun dogs and animal folklore. See the Almanac weather blog.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Sun Dogs&v=afm1aWuL8ww
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 ...

Photos: Sun dogs light up the Minnesota sky | Statewide | Minnesota ...


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 ...

What is a sun dog? - tribunedigital-chicagotribune


Jan 27, 2014 ... If you have seen that halo effect around the sun, enjoy it. Your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. What you are looking at is a sundog, and you ...

Sun Dogs - Alaska Public Lands Information Centers


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  ...

Sundogs | Weather Underground


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 ...

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Sundogs, Sun Dogs, Parhelia, Mock Suns - Atmospheric Optics


Red hued sundogs flank the sun's left and right. Wide angle image by Mark Trusz ( Photography site, Flikr) from Toronto Islands, Canada. The circular halo is the ...

Parhelions or Sun Dogs - HyperPhysics


Diagrams and pictures explain how sun dogs form.

Sundogs: Spots of Color Beside the Sun - LiveScience


Jan 18, 2013 ... Under certain conditions, ice crystals act as prisms that create patches of light accompanying the sun.