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- informal term for paraselene
- ‘These intensified light spots are called parhelia, sundogs or mock suns; Similar effects associated with the moon are paraselena or mock moons.’
- ‘An explanation of the mock moons and axial light would be nice, too!’
- ‘Parhelia, or mock suns, and Paraselenae, or mock moons, are quite common.’
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