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(Section 3.2.2)

Lithometeors consisting of a suspension of particles in the atmosphere




Definition: Haze: A suspension in the air of extremely small, dry particles invisible to the naked eye and sufficiently numerous to give the air an opalescent appearance.


As light is scattered by haze particles, distant bright objects or lights seen through the haze appear yellowish or reddish, while dark objects appear bluish. Haze particles may have a colour of their own that also contributes to this effect.

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