Sundog spotted over Halsall Moss on 28 October 2015 October 31st, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments By Pat Regan I was lucky enough to get a brief chance to photograph this one at the local canal. A sun dog or sundog (also called a parhelion, plural parhelia, for “beside the sun” or mock sun) is a specific type of ice halo. It is a coloured area of light to the side of the sun. Sundogs can be seen anywhere in the world during any season. In Europe or USA they might be seen 1-2 times per week, but they are not always discernibly intense. However, this one was a real little beauty. Autumn leaves and reflections on the water close to where the latest sundog was witnessed. More sundogs at play… 16 September 2015 http://pat-regan.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/sun-dog-witnessed-over-ainsdale-on-16.html April 2013 http://pat-regan.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/mother-nature-greatest-artist-of-all-by.html More on OTS News http://www.otsnews.co.uk/sun-dog-witnessed-over-ainsdale/ Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!