Sun dogs (or sundogs), mock suns or phantom suns, scientific name parhelia (
singular parhelion), are an atmospheric phenomenon that consists of a pair of ...
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, 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. A solar halo - also known as a
nimbus, icebow or gloriole - is an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals ...
Read about sun dogs and animal folklore. See the Almanac weather blog.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...