circumhorizontal love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • Surrounding the horizon.


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  • Those wispy cirrus clouds are made of ice crystals, and the circumhorizontal arc is a large enough arc that the colors often cover the entire cloud.

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  • That’s a circumhorizontal arc; they are formed by light refracting in a certain way through ice crystals shaped like horizontally oriented hexagonal plates if conditions are right, they’ll orient themselves that way as they fall through the air.

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