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sun dog

[′sən ‚dȯg]
(astronomy)
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Halos also occur around the Sun and may be accompanied by a pair of bright spots flanking the Sun, called sundogs.
Sue Stevens, Ashford, Kent SUNDOGS are bright spots of light seen on the sides of the Sun.
Ice crystals floating in the atmosphere created this 22[degrees] halo around the Sun, as well as the sundogs on both sides, the light pillar at the bottom, and the upper tangential arc at the top.
Over 4,000 pilots served under call signs such as Ravens, Vipers, Sundogs, and Rustics during those twelve years; and more than 200 paid the ultimate price.
And we might say, we can see that Water in so many beautiful different forms: in icicles and snowflakes and moondogs and sundogs and rainbows and clouds and glaciers and oceans and waterfalls.
SFV opens against the 16th-seeded County Sundogs from Kansas City, Mo.
From rainbows to comets, halos, and sundogs, he explains what to look for, when, and where.
Expedition team members at Japan's Showa Base in Antarctica on Wednesday observed several sundogs, often seen as omens of bad weather, in the skies west of the base.
If you are one of our 70 lucky winners, your school will receive 30 cases of Sundogs which will be delivered to your school by Walkers.
As in Maracle's Sundogs, when white reality loses its centrality and recedes to the periphery, so for Ravensong's primary readers, the world, no longer upside down, "has righted itself" (Sundogs, p.
Perhaps I make Sundogs seem like an essay rather than a novel.