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www.universetoday.com/18568/ring-around-the-sun

[/caption] Have you ever looked up and noticed that there’s a big ring around the Sun? These rings are caused by ice crystals within thin cirrus clouds, and there several different kinds of sun ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/ring-around-the-sun-2013_n_3279175

Many people in the New York tri-state area spotted the circular halo, but the phenomenon is by no means limited to a specific area and is often seen around the world. So what is it? Also known as a 22 degree halo or a sun halo, the ring is caused by sunlight passing through ice crystals in cirrus ...

myfox8.com/2014/05/20/whats-that-rainbow-ring-around-the-sun

If you looked up at the sun today, you may have noticed a rainbow ring around the sun. We received several photos of the ring. But what is it? It's commonly referred to as a 22-degree halo, or a ...

earthsky.org/space/what-makes

A large ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a 22-degree halo by scientists. Robert Green of London caught this glorious solar halo on August 12, 2017, from Suðuroy, Faroe ...

sciencing.com/ring-around-sun-mean-5232115.html

The clouds appear to form a ring around the sun -- or the moon -- when light reflects off the ice crystals and refracts by passing through them. Reading the Clouds Cirrus clouds typically appear in clear weather, but signal distant or approaching storms.

miami.cbslocal.com/2013/05/13/ring-around-the-sun-what...

Explore Today's Cheapest Rentals In Downtown Fort LauderdaleAccording to rental site ... The properties of the ice crystals reflect and refract light in such a way as to cause a ring around the sun.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_Z418vZzSM

UCF astronomer explains what that ring around the sun is, and why it occurs.

science.nasa.gov/.../science-at-nasa/2002/24oct_sunrings

Not only was there a halo around the Sun--the so-called "22 o halo," which sky watchers often see--but also there was an enormous ring of light running parallel to the horizon at the same altitude as the sun. It was like a giant angel's halo suspended above my town, interrupted every 120 o by a brighter splash of light (more "mock suns"). "That's the complete parhe...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halo_(optical_phenomenon)

Among the best-known halos is the 22° halo, often just called "halo", which appears as a large ring around the Sun or Moon with a radius of about 22° (roughly the width of an outstretched hand at arm's length).The ice crystals that cause the 22° halo are oriented semi-randomly in the atmosphere, in contrast to the horizontal orientation required for some other halos such as sun dogs ...

weather.com/news/news/sun-halos-florida-20140416

Weather Forecasting: What Do Sun Halos Mean? The old weather saying "Ring around the moon means rain soon," contains a little bit of truth. Because halos need ice crystals in order to form, ice ...