This 22° lunar halo appeared after a fresh snowfall over Tongue River Canyon, WY. pic.twitter.com/uFsIqZGXhT
— Kevin Palmer (@krp234) January 16, 2022
According to the photographer, a bright white halo around the moon appeared in the night sky over the Tong River Canyon in Wyoming after the last snowfall.
The lunar halo is a rather rare phenomenon. It can usually be observed in cold weather, when the light from the Moon is reflected in a special way from tiny ice crystals in the air.
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