solar halo


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Noun1.solar halo - a luminous halo parallel to the horizon at the altitude of the sunsolar halo - a luminous halo parallel to the horizon at the altitude of the sun; caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere
halo - a circle of light around the sun or moon
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The solar halo surrounding the roof is made up of 60,000 SunPower high-efficiency solar cells encapsulated in 720 custom built glass panels.
Eclipse gazers saw the black disc of the moon hiding the totally eclipsed sun with only a solar halo visible from the lunar shadow.
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