Abstract

Crystals of sodium fluorosilicate are used to produce easy to set up visual displays of atmospheric halos, including the 22° halo, the Parry arc, and upper tangent arcs. Scattering phase functions for single ice-analog rosettes, including a rough one, and a column aggregate, measured in randomized orientation, are also given. The phase functions show prominent halo features, with the exception of the rough crystal.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

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