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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Residents were astonished to see a "solar halo" appear in the skies over eastern Taiwan's Taitung County on Sunday (April 28), and quickly took to social media to share photos of the unusual phenomenon.
But the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the rare solar halo circling the sun has a natural explanation: It is formed due to high clouds.
6.15 Fairyhouse Next Meeting Friday 16 June Race 6f ATR Card page 68 SOLAR HALO, who got off the mark on her handicap debut when scoring by a nose over this trip at the Curragh last month, represents the Willie McCreery-Billy Lee combination as she bids to follow up against five rivals in this conditions event.
Although he would prefer faster ground than he'll encounter here, Courage Under Fire, officially rated 105, looks a cut above his rivals - although once-raced fillies Solar Halo and Ribbons 'N' Roses are threats - and should triumph for Donnacha O'Brien.
Eclipse gazers saw the black disc of the moon hiding the totally eclipsed sun with only a solar halo visible from the lunar shadow.
??Last week's winners Solar Halo (14-1), Act In Time (100-30), Art Of Synergy (3-1), Cornelius Sulla (11-4) and Tandem (13-8) were all highlighted in Dark Horses Keep tabs on Justin O'Hanlon's Dark Horses by entering them in your Horse Tracker at racingpost.com