What does Anthelion mean?

Anthelion meaning in General Dictionary

A halo opposite the sun consisting of a colored band or bands across the shadow associated with spectators very own head as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank

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  • A halo opposite the sun's rays, consisting of a colored band or bands around the shadow associated with spectator's own mind, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog-bank.

Anthelion meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A halo opposite the sunlight, comprising a colored band or rings round the shadow associated with the spectator's own head, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog-bank.


Sentence Examples with the word Anthelion

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).

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