anthelion definition

  • noun:
    • A luminous, white, halolike area periodically observed in the sky opposite sunlight from the parhelic circle.
    • A faint, white halo hardly ever observed in the sky opposite the sun on the parhelic circle
    • A halo opposite the sun, consisting of a colored ring or bands across the shadow for the spectator's very own mind, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank.
    • A solar occurrence comprising more than one light luminous rings all over shadow associated with the mind of an observer whenever projected at no good distance by the sunshine if it is near the horizon on a cloud, fog-bank, grass-covered with dew, or other damp area. It's often seen in alpine and polar areas, and is due to diffraction of light.
    • A luminous, white, halolike location occasionally seen in the sky opposite sunlight regarding the parhelic group.
    • A faint, white halo seldom present in the sky opposite the sun's rays on parhelic group
    • A halo opposite sunlight, comprising a colored ring or bands all over shadow regarding the spectator's own mind, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank.
    • A solar trend consisting of one or more light luminous rings all over shadow associated with the head of an observer when projected at no good distance by the sunlight if it is near the horizon on a cloud, fog-bank, grass-covered with dew, or any other wet surface. It's often observed in alpine and polar areas, and it is as a result of diffraction of light.

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