Giant Ring around the moon!?

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PostFri Dec 28, 2012 6:49 am » by ZetaRediculous


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I'm about 30 miles south of you and I was out from around 8pm to just after midnight and I didn't see the halo around the moon. conditions must of been just right where you are.

Here is the image directly from wikipedia....
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It is quite a common optical phenomena.
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PostFri Dec 28, 2012 7:16 am » by Baboogdi


Thanks Noentry for the assist. Now, how'd you do it?

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PostFri Dec 28, 2012 7:58 am » by Opalserpent


I have once seen a very strong what I believe to be a chemical halo around the sun here in Gladstone from chemsprays which they do regularly here and I can watch the them from my pool as they float over slowly. This is an example from Sydney of a chemhalo.

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Makes me wonder if the same thing can happen with moon light but with your weather it could very well be ice crystals who knows.
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PostSat Dec 29, 2012 3:57 pm » by Noentry


Baboogdi wrote:Thanks Noentry for the assist. Now, how'd you do it?

Your welcome Baboogdi.

I copied your image into paint
resized the image to 750 X 500(i think)
saved it into a compatible format.
I then uploaded to DTV and embedded it.

Took all of about 5 mins.

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