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Halo may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ...

A halo (Greek: ; also known as a nimbus, glory, or Gloriole) is a ring of light that surrounds an object. ... It has been suggested that Moon dog be merged into this article or section. ... A halo, also known as a halo ring, halo vest or halo crown, is a cervical brace used to aid spinal injuries. ... Halo, Gabrielle Doe, Violet Harper or Marissa Baron, is a fictional superheroine whose adventures were published by DC Comics in The Outsiders in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Halo (1969-2000) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse and an important Champion sire. ... A personal digital assistant (PDA) showing a street map enhanced with the halo visualization technique. ... Halo is an unincorporated community in Webster County, West Virginia, USA. External links Maps and aerial photos Street map from Google Local or Yahoo! Maps Topographic map from TopoZone Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA Satellite image from Google Local or Microsoft Virtual Earth Categories: West Virginia geography... “HALO” redirects here. ... The galactic halo is a region of space surrounding spiral galaxies, including our galaxy, the Milky Way. ... For other uses, see Galaxy (disambiguation). ... The Milky Way (a translation of the Latin Via Lactea, in turn derived from the Greek Galaxia Kuklos; or simply the Galaxy) is a barred spiral galaxy in the Local Group, and has special significance to humanity as the location of the solar system, which is located near the Orion...

Video games and related fictional universes

It has been suggested that Covenant Vehicles in Halo be merged into this article or section. ... Bungie is an American video game developer founded in May 1991 under the name Bungie Software Products Corporation (more popularly shortened to Bungie Software) by two undergraduate students at the University of Chicago, Alex Seropian and Jason Jones. ... Halo: Combat Evolved, or simply Halo, is a video game in the first-person shooter (FPS) genre, created by the Microsoft-owned Bungie Studios. ... Halos are fictional megastructures and superweapons in the Halo video game series. ... Halo is an upcoming film based off of the video game series under the same name. ...

Music

For For the British band from Bristol also named Halo, see Halo (UK band). ... Halo were a rock band from Bristol, England // Graeme Moncrieff 1999-2004 (Lead Vocals, Guitar) Iain Moncrieff 1999-2004 (Vocals, Guitar) Steve Yeomans 1999-2004 (Bass, Keyboards, Vocals) Blake 2003-2004 (Drums) Jim Davey 1999-2003 (Drums) Halo started out as a four piece in 1999 performing their first ever... For the Lauryn Hill single, see Doo Wop (That Thing). ... Halo Original Soundtrack, composed and produced by Martin ODonnell and Michael Salvatori for the video game Halo: Combat Evolved, is one CD comprising 26 tracks. ... It has been suggested that Covenant Vehicles in Halo be merged into this article or section. ... For other albums titled Halo, see Halo. ... This is the discography of the American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. ... Nine Inch Nails (abbreviated as NIN) is an American industrial rock band, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio. ... This article is about the band. ... The Blackening is the sixth studio album from Oakland-based thrash metal band Machine Head. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Texas are a pop music band from Glasgow, Scotland. ... White on Blonde is an album by Texas, released by Mercury Records in 1997. ... Jagged is a 2006 album by Gary Numan, his first original album in over five years, following Pure in 2000. ... This article is about the band. ... One by One is the fourth album by Foo Fighters, released in 2002. ... Unwind is the second album from post-grunge band Oleander. ... Deadwing is the eighth studio album by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, first released in March 28, 2005. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Bethany Joy Galeotti (born as Bethany Joy Lenz on April 2, 1981, Hollywood, Florida) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actress. ... Music from the Television Series One Tree Hill - Volume II: Friends with Benefit was released on Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 and a portion of the proceeds has been donated to The National Breast Cancer Foundation. ... One Step More and You Die is an album by Mono, released in 2002. ... Takida is a rock band from Ã…nge, Sweden. ...

Military

  • BAE HALO (High Altitude Low Observability), a military aircraft under development
  • Mil Mi-26 or Halo, a heavy transport helicopter

The HALO (High Altitude Low Observability) was believed to be a military aircraft with stealth capabilities, under development by BAE Systems for the Royal Air Force, as part of its now cancelled Future Offensive Air System. ... The Mil Mi-26 (NATO reporting name Halo) is a Russian/Soviet heavy transport helicopter in service in civilian and military roles. ...

Science

  • Halo effect, a cognitive bias whereby the perception of a particular trait is influenced by the perception of the former traits
  • Galactic halo, a region of space surrounding spiral galaxies
  • Nuclear halo, a shape exhibited by some exotic atomic nuclei
  • Halo-, a chemical prefix indicating halogen

The halo effect refers to a cognitive bias whereby the perception of a particular trait is influenced by the perception of the former traits in a sequence of interpretations. ... The galactic halo is a region of space surrounding spiral galaxies, including our galaxy, the Milky Way. ... In nuclear physics, an atomic nucleus is said to be a halo if its radius is appreciably larger than that predicted by the liquid drop model, wherein the nucleus is considered to be a sphere of constant density. ... This article is about the chemical series. ...

Other

  • HALO Trust or Hazardous Areas Life-Support Organization, a charity for removing war debris
  • Halo vehicle, an automobile marketing strategy
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, sometimes referred to by fans or media as The Halos
  • HALO: Hidden Alias List Operation, a fictional witness protection program in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
  • Halo, a type of windmill breakdance move
The HALO Trust is a registered British charity and registered American non-profit organization whose purpose is to remove the debris left behind by war, in particular, landmines and unexploded ordinance that might present a danger to local civilians. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, The Wings, The Seraphs... The Windmill (or briefly Mill) is one of the most well-known power moves in breakdance. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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22 Degree Halo: a ring of light 22 degrees from the sun or moon (255 words)
Most halos appear as bright white rings but in some instances, the dispersion of light as it passes through ice crystals found in upper level cirrus clouds can cause a halo to have color.
Halos form when light from the sun or moon is refracted by ice crystals associated with thin, high-level clouds (like cirrostratus clouds).
A 22 degree halo is a ring of light 22 degrees from the sun (or moon) and is the most common type of halo observed and is formed by hexagonal ice crystals with diameters less than 20.5 micrometers.
HALO Animal Rescue (674 words)
HALO was founded in 1994 by two women, Michel and Heather, out of their home in Phoenix, Arizona.
HALO is helping to end the pet overpopulation epidemic by providing temporary shelter to abandoned cats and dogs until a permanent home can be found.
HALO Animal Rescue is a proud partner of the Maddie's® Pet Rescue Project in Maricopa County and Maddie's® Spay/Neuter Project in Maricopa County, which are sponsored by generous grants from Maddie's Fund®, The Pet Rescue Foundation (www.maddiesfund.org).
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