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 (pär-hē′lē-ə, -hēl′yə)
Plural of parhelion.
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"They're a large family," he said, "these sun dogs, wind dogs, rainbows, halos, and parhelia. They are produced by refraction of light from mineral and ice crystals, from mist, rain, spray, and no end of things; and I am afraid they are the penalty I must pay for transparency.
The spots to the right and left of the sun are the 22[degrees] parhelia ("sun-dogs").
Maridet's romantic, dystopian landscape was completed with the 2015 "Parhelia" series: a handsome trio of tall metal machines that resemble minimalist totems or pylons.
23), sun dogs and parhelia, and finally in "Der Leiermann" (no.
102-107, provide painstakingly accurate records of celestial phenomena like parhelia and lunar halos, while still occasionally gracing their suns and moons with Melies-esque smiling faces--as at fols.
I also developed an interest in sky phenomena --rainbows, glories, parhelia, setting Sun effects --where there is a rich and rewarding history, mixing fascinating mythology and outrageous legends with accessible and interesting physics.
(6) Parhelia, an architectural folly-cum-funhouse by Asif Khan for Swarovski Crystal Palace, featured an environment that recreates an optical "ice halo" effect using over one million of the brand's crystals.
The Cantos are referred to with curious familiarity as though they are texts we already know: "Canto One, with all those amusing birds and parhelia," and "Canto Two, your favourite." Kinbote is allowing his role as editor--of a poem that no one else has yet seen--to be invaded by his own intense responses to the text.
peeks ragged from the years West of vertical ice paradox parhelia &