mock moon

mock moon
noun

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paraselene.
[1645-55]

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mock moon noun
A paraselene, or bright spot in the moon's halo, 22º to the right or left of the moon, due to refraction from ice crystals floating vertically
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Main Entry:mock

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mock moon,
= paraselene. (Cf.paraselene)

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n. informal term for paraselene

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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