luminous rings witnessed in Alpine and Polar regions, seen round the shadow of one's head in a fog or cloud opposite the sun.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Anthelion — Ant|he|li|on das; s, Plur. ...lia u. ...lien [...i̯ən] (meist Plur.) <aus gleichbed. gr. anthe̅lion> Gegensonne (Astron.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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