What does parhelic circle mean?

parhelic circle meaning in General Dictionary

a luminous halo parallel toward horizon at the altitude regarding the sunlight; brought on by ice crystals within the environment

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.

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