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More Than You Want To Know Show - Parhelion

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Photo of parhelion taken at -30 degrees near Whitehorse, Yukon

In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd explores parhelion, those bright spots of light that accompany the sun, sometimes called "sun dogs" or "light pillars". He explains how these spots of light form, where you can see them, and how they differ from rainbows.

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