Sentence Examples with the word parhelic circle

Passing through the luminary and parallel to the horizon, there is a white luminous circle, the parhelic circle (P), on which a number of images of the luminary appear.

The other images on the parhelic circle are the paranthelia (q) and the anthelion (a) (from the Greek av-ri, opposite, and iXcos, the sun).

The emerging rays are parallel to their original direction and form a colourless image on the parhelic circle opposite the sun.