(also sundog /ˈsənˌdôɡ/)
Definition of sun dog in English:
Another term for parhelion.
- Mock suns, or sun dogs as they are also known, appear as bright spots on either side of the Sun.
- Meteorologically these phenomena are related to sun dogs.
- This extension of the sun dogs is reflection from the vertical sides of the flat hexagonal ice crystals.
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