Jan 012015

Even though the clouds and near full Moon prevented any deep sky imaging this evening, together they provided the first image of 2015.


In this case, the ring visible around the Moon is a 22⁰ halo formed by light refracting through randomly aligned hexagonal ice crystals. The phenomenon lasted well over 4 hours. This image is a single exposure by the NMSU All-Sky camera.

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