A lunar corona

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In about 14 hours it will be a full Moon. But it’s big enough on this picture I took tonight. Around the Moon you can see a lunar corona as the light is bent by water droplets or ice crystals in the cloud partially obscuring the Moon. A beautiful – and colorful sight.

Click for a larger version. F4.8 by 1/10″ and ISO400, 105mm telelens

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