Definition of Parhelion. Meaning of Parhelion. Synonyms of Parhelion

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Definition of Parhelion

Parhelion
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 Parhelion 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...
- A 120° parhelion (plural: 120° parhelia) is a relatively rare halo, an optical phenomenon occasionally appearing along with very bright sun dogs (also...
- A Liljequist parhelion is a rare halo, an optical phenomenon in the form of a brightened spot on the parhelic circle approximately 150–160° from the sun;...
- Mortimer's Cross. As dawn broke, the meteorological phenomenon known as parhelion occurred: three suns were seen to be rising. The appearance of this sun...
- Occasionally a false sunrise occurs, demonstrating a very particular kind of Parhelion belonging to the optical phenomenon family of halos. Sometimes just before...
- 22° halo 46° halo 120° parhelion Anthelion Atmospheric optics Cir****horizontal arc Cir****scribed halo Cir****zenithal arc Corona Diamond dust False sunrise...
- interpretation suggests the wolves may be intended to describe the phenomenon of parhelions or sundogs, as these are called 'sun-wolf' in Scandinavian languages (Norwegian...
- Cross. The battle was preceded by a meteorological phenomenon known as parhelion, or three suns, which he took as his emblem, the "Sun in splendour". However...
- Saint James, Sterling (December 10, 2014). Gia Scala: The First Gia. Parhelion House. ISBN 978-0989369510. "CPI Inflation Calculator". U.S. Bureau of...
- A parhelion in rainbow colors, photographed in 2005...
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