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Lowitz arc

[loh-vits] /ˈloʊ vɪts/
noun

Arc of Lowitz

or Lowitz arc

[loh-vits] /ˈloʊ vɪts/
noun, Meteorology.
1.
a halo or arc of light, occurring infrequently, which extends diagonally downward from a 22° parhelion.
Origin of Arc of Lowitz
named after Tobias Lowitz (1757-1804), German-born chemist, who published a description of a halo display observed in St. Petersburg in 1790
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