halo

Halo vs Anthelion - What's the difference?

halo | anthelion |


As nouns the difference between halo and anthelion

is that halo is halo while anthelion is a faint, white halo rarely seen in the sky opposite the sun on the parhelic circle.

Halo vs Nimbuslike - What's the difference?

halo | nimbuslike |


As a noun halo

is halo.

As an adjective nimbuslike is

resembling or characteristic of a nimbus or halo.

Halo vs Microhalo - What's the difference?

halo | microhalo |


As nouns the difference between halo and microhalo

is that halo is halo while microhalo is (astronomy) a small galactic halo.

Halo vs Minihalo - What's the difference?

halo | minihalo |


As nouns the difference between halo and minihalo

is that halo is halo while minihalo is (astronomy) a relatively small, relatively cool halo.

Halo vs Paraselene - What's the difference?

halo | paraselene |


As nouns the difference between halo and paraselene

is that halo is a circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere while paraselene is a bright, circular spot, sometimes seen on a lunar halo, caused by refraction through ice crystals.

As a verb halo

is to encircle with a halo.

Halo vs Subhalo - What's the difference?

halo | subhalo |


In astronomy terms the difference between halo and subhalo

is that halo is a cloud of gas and other matter surrounding and captured by the gravitational field of a large diffuse astronomical object, such as a galaxy or cluster of galaxies while subhalo is a subset of a halo (of matter or dark matter around a galaxy.

As a verb halo

is to encircle with a halo.

Halo vs Halolike - What's the difference?

halo | halolike |


As a noun halo

is a circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere.

As a verb halo

is to encircle with a halo.

As an adjective halolike is

resembling a halo or some aspect of one.

Halo vs Gloriole - What's the difference?

halo | gloriole |


As nouns the difference between halo and gloriole

is that halo is a circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere while gloriole is halo.

As a verb halo

is to encircle with a halo.

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