Full moon with 22° lunar halo, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA,  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° the sky is darker inside the halo,


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Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA

Full moon with 22° lunar halo, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA, 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° the sky is darker inside the halo,
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Phillip Colla

Image dimensions: 7360x4912