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- adj. of or pertaining to parhelia
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- adj. Of or pertaining to parhelia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as parheliacal.
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- adj. relating to or resembling a parhelion
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The large halo that surrounds the sky is the parhelic circle with 120 degree parhelion little sun dogs I think.
The sundog, the parhelic circle and the 120 degree parhelion: and the 120 degree parhelion shining brightly.
- a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals; "two or more parhelia are usually seen at once", sunspot - a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field