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Sun dogs

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

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

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Features images of sun dogs and tells why they occur.

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

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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 ...

Sundogs: Spots of Color Beside the Sun - Live Science

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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 ...

What is a sundog, and how did "sundogs" get their name? - Sky ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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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  ...

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

blogs.mprnews.org/statewide/2013/12/sun-dogs/

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 ...

Sun Dogs - Alaska Public Lands Information Centers

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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

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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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Atmospheric phenomena: Halos, Sundogs and Light Pillars

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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 ...

Parhelions or Sun Dogs - HyperPhysics

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Diagrams and pictures explain how sun dogs form.

Sundogs: mock suns or parhelia

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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.