sunglow

[ suhn-gloh ]
/ ˈsʌnˌgloʊ /

noun

a diffused, hazy light seen around the sun, caused by atmospheric dust.

Origin of sunglow

First recorded in 1835–45; sun + glow
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sunglow
/ (ˈsʌnˌɡləʊ) /

noun

a pinkish glow often seen in the sky before sunrise or after sunset. It is caused by scattering or diffraction of sunlight by particles in the atmosphere
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