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  • The most brilliant are situated at the intersections of the inner halo and the parhelic circle; these are known as parhelia (denoted by the letter p in the figures) (from the Gr.
  • Less brilliant are the parhelia of the outer halo.
  • The parhelia are most brilliant when the sun is near the horizon.
  • From the parhelia of the inner halo two oblique curves (L) proceed.
  • The parhelia (p) were explained by Mariotte as due to refraction through a pair of alternate faces of a vertical prism.

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