solar halo


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a luminous halo parallel to the horizon at the altitude of the sun

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McCreery said yesterday: "Solar Halo will love the ground, if there is no rain.
Solar Halo Willie McCreery 4th, 6f 2yo maiden, Curragh, August 20 A midsummer slump for Willie McCreery seems to have come to an end and, if the weekend's action at the Curragh is anything to go by, he has some promising horses for the autumn.
Bumbasina Willie McCreery 7th, 7f 2yo maiden, Curragh, August 21 In addition to Solar Halo, Willie McCreery has a promising juvenile in this daughter of Canford Cliffs.
Such solar halos also indicate that rain will come within three days, so the crew have been advised to enjoy the dry weather while they can!
Scott Nielsen sent photographs of vivid solar halos. His picture at lower left above, taken at sunset near his home in northwestern Wisconsin, shows fiery symmetrical "dogs" guarding the setting Sun.
She especially enjoyed looking for atmospheric phenomena like rainbows, solar halos, and the northern lights.
Computer simulations of solar halos and related phenomena (such as those in Robert Greenler's Rainbows, Halos, and Glories) have increased our knowledge and awareness of light and color in the sky.