mock sun

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mock sun

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mock sun

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(Physical Geography) another name for parhelion
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Noun1.mock sun - a bright spot on the parhelic circlemock sun - a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals; "two or more parhelia are usually seen at once"
maculation, patch, speckle, dapple, fleck, spot - a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
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They're a large family," he said, "these sun dogs, wind dogs, rainbows, halos, and parhelia.
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The battle is best remembered for the appearance of a complete sun dog (also known as a parhelion) in the sky before the battle.
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A Sun Dog is a rainbow around the sun caused by the rays refracting through snow crystals in the air.
A paranthelion should not be confused with a common parhelion, better known as a mock sun or sun dog.
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