Arctic Sundogs in Anviat Nunavut Canada Postcard
This postcard features Arctic sundogs in Anviat, Nunavut, Canada. A sun dog (or sundog) or mock sun, formally called a parhelion (plural parhelia) in meteorology, is an atmospheric optical phenomenon that consists of a bright spot to one or both sides of the Sun. Two sun dogs often flank the Sun within a 22 halo. Enjoy your new Arctic Sundogs in Anviat Nunavut Canada postcard!
22° Halo (Lunar Halo) | mytouristmaps.com
A 22° halo (known also as moon or solar halo) is an optical phenomenon, forming a circle with a radius of approximately 22° around the moon or sun, produced by reflected/refracted light interacting with millions hexagonal ice crystals suspended in the cirrus or cirrostratus clouds (troposphere, 6-13 km high). #travel #halo #moon #optical #sky #stars