Bouguer's halo

noun

Bou·​guer's halo
(ˈ)bü¦ge(ə)rz-
: a faint white halo of about 32 degrees minimum radius around the antisolar point

Word History

Etymology

after Pierre Bouguer †1758 French mathematician

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“Bouguer's halo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bouguer%27s%20halo. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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