Definition of Parhelia. Meaning of Parhelia. Synonyms of Parhelia

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Definition of Parhelia

Parhelia
Parhelion Par*hel"ion, n.; pl. Parhelia. [L. parelion, Gr. ?, ?; ? beside + ? the sun.] A mock sun appearing in the form of a bright light, sometimes near the sun, and tinged with colors like the rainbow, and sometimes opposite to the sun. The latter is usually called an anthelion. Often several mock suns appear at the same time. Cf. Paraselene.

Meaning of Parhelia from wikipedia

- A sun dog (or sundog) or mock sun, formally called a parhelion (plural parhelia) in meteorology, is an atmospheric optical phenomenon that consists of...
- Parhelia may refer to: Parhelia (phenomenon), the scientific name for sun dogs Matrox Parhelia, a series of computer graphics processors...
- Matrox Parhelia-512 is a GPU with full support for DirectX 8.1 and incorporating several DirectX 9.0 features. Released in 2002, it was best known for...
- include the glory and rainbow. While Aristotle had mentioned halos and parhelia, in antiquity, the first European descriptions of complex displays were...
- (plural: 120° parhelia) is a relatively rare halo, an optical phenomenon occasionally appearing along with very bright sun dogs (also called parhelia) when ice...
- are the Liljequist parhelia, the 90° parhelia (likely unobservable), the second order 90° parhelia (unobservable), the 22° parhelia and more. Artificial...
- Flanking the anthelion on the parhelic circle are two 120° parhelia (and two Liljequist parhelia) caused by plate crystals. The Tricker and diffuse arcs...
- halo seen in Tarlac, Philippines on 28 April 2019 22° solar halo with parhelia and rare lower tangent arc at South Pole, 12 January 2009. 22° circular...
- vanishes. The parhelia are caused by light rays p****ing through oriented plate crystals. Like the 120° parhelia, the Liljequist parhelia display a white-bluish...
- the Radeon 9700 PRO was clocked significantly higher than the Matrox Parhelia 512, a card released but months before R300 and considered to be the pinnacle...
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