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Full moon with 22-degree lunar halo, Joshua Tree National Park.  The lunar halo (not to be cofused with lunar corona) forms when moonlight refracts through high altitude ice crystals. As no light is refracted at angles smaller than 22-degrees the sky is darker inside the halo Lunar corona, or moon halo, also known as lunar nimbus, icebow or gloriole, occurring 22 degrees around the moon.  Observed during the full lunar eclipse of April 14/15 2014.  Planet Mars at upper right, blue star Spica to the right of the moon, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Full moon with 22-degree lunar halo, Joshua Tree National Park. The lunar halo (not to be cofused with lunar corona) forms when moonlight refracts through high altitude ice crystals. As no light is refracted at angles smaller than 22-degrees the sky is darker inside the halo. Lunar Halo Photo.
Image ID: 30711  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 
Lunar corona, or moon halo, also known as lunar nimbus, icebow or gloriole, occurring 22 degrees around the moon. Observed during the full lunar eclipse of April 14/15 2014. Planet Mars at upper right, blue star Spica to the right of the moon. Lunar Halo Picture.
Image ID: 29229  
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
 


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