Definition of Parhelic. Meaning of Parhelic. Synonyms of Parhelic

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Definition of Parhelic

Parhelic
Parhelic Par*he"lic, a. Of or pertaining to parhelia.

Meaning of Parhelic from wikipedia

- A parhelic circle is a type of halo, an optical phenomenon appearing as a horizontal white line on the same altitude as the sun, or occasionally the Moon...
- When illuminated by parallel white light, this produced an artificial Parhelic circle and many of the embedded parhelia. Similarly, A. Wegener used hexagonal...
- saturated. The colors of the sun dog finally merge into the white of the parhelic circle (if the latter is visible). The same plate-shaped ice crystals that...
- sun") is a rare optical phenomenon of the halo family. It appears on the parhelic circle opposite to the sun as a faint white spot, not unlike a sundog,...
- in pair on the parhelic circle ±120° from the sun. When visible, 120° parhelia appear as white-bluish bright spots on the white parhelic circle and are...
- but at the same elevation as the sun, and is therefore located on the parhelic circle. There are several halo phenomena that are centered on or converge...
- and more colourful supralateral and infralateral arcs, which cross the parhelic circle at about 46° to the left and right of the sun. The 46° halo is similar...
- rare halo, an optical phenomenon in the form of a brightened spot on the parhelic circle approximately 150–160° from the sun; i.e., between the position...
- halo, an optical phenomenon appearing similar to a rainbow under a white parhelic circle. Together with the supralateral arc they are always located outside...
- through the bottom face instead, to contribute to the almost colorless parhelic circle. Because the phenomenon also requires that the ice crystals have...