Definition of mock sun in English:
Informal term for parhelion.
- Haloes may be accompanied by a whole array of circumzenithal arcs and parhelion (mock suns).
- It is only when the Sun is on the horizon that we get the mock suns exactly on the 22-degree halo.
- If you see mock suns or the 22 degree halo around the sun always look directly overhead to the zenith.
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