Recent Delhi: Telangana on Wednesday witnessed a rare phenomenon of a rainbow-colored ring all over the sun. Other folks took to social media to document the marvellous match as the ‘halo’ regarded all over the sun, honest remaining week this was considered in Bengaluru as successfully.
The rare optical and atmospheric phenomenon takes spot due to the dispersion of light is concept as ‘22 level circular halo’ as a hoop with an apparent radius of approximately 22° all over the Solar or Moon. When visible all over the Moon, it’s known as a moon ring or frigid weather halo.
What’s Solar’s Halo?
The Solar’s halo that was considered round substances of Telangana is a 22-level ring that appears due to the dispersion of light as white light passes through ice crystals found in greater-level cirrus clouds, causing the halo to have colors.
The EarthSky.org explained the match attributable to both refraction, or splitting of light, and likewise by reflection, or glints of light from these ice crystals.
“The crystals might want to be oriented and positioned honest so with admire to your scrutinize, in insist for the halo to appear. That’s why, love rainbows, halos all over the sun – or moon – are deepest. Everyone sees their very accumulate particular halo, made by their very accumulate particular ice crystals, which could perhaps well be diversified from the ice crystals making the halo of the person standing next to you,” it acknowledged in an editorial.
For the duration of the approach, light undergoes two diversified refractions once when it passes through ice crystals and the 2d when it exists. For the duration of the two phases, it bends reckoning on the diameter of the ice crystal and the two refractions bend it by 22 degrees from its customary level giving it the name of a 22-level ring.
This phenomenon was seen in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram in 2020 as successfully.