A sun dog (or sundog), mock sun or phantom sun, meteorological name
parhelion (plural .... After a while the two suns and rainbows disappeared, and
only the one sun remained. Even though the other t...
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 ...
Rainbows, Sundogs, and Glories and other optical effects rainbows moonbows
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If you see a prism effect of colors in the sky, is it a rainbow, a sundog, or a
parhelion? Here's how to tell the difference, plus tips for viewing sun dogs in the
Read about sun dogs and animal folklore. See the Almanac weather blog.
Since hexagonal ice crystals make up a section of a a 60° prism, they separate
the colors of white light. This gives the rainbow hues of the parhelia.
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 ...
No, that's not a piece of a rainbow you see in the sky - it's a sundog! Here's where
these "mock suns" get their names and why they're linked to cirrus clouds.
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Jun 3, 2015 ... Beauty in the sky is splashes of colors and arcs of light as rainbows, halos, and
sundogs. How do they happen? When light passes from air into ...