sun strobe

sun strobe

[′sən ‚strōb]
(electronics)
The signal display seen on a radar plan-position-indicator screen when the radar antenna is aimed at the sun; the pattern resembles that produced by continuous-wave interference, and is due to radio-frequency energy radiated by the sun.
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The bright sun strobe lights my horizontal world, having weaved its way through the overgrowth of tall, shady trees.