Lunar halo 2./3.8.2012

Observed phenomena: Halo phenomena
Light source: Moon
Origin: High clouds (cirrostratus)
Observed halo forms:

  • 22° halo
  • Paraselene

Date: 2./3.8.2012
Time: 01:30-02:20
Observing place: Kuru, Ylöjärvi, Finland
Observing method: Photography
Technical information about photographing equipment: Camera: Canon EOS 1100D, lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS

While observing bright display of noctilucent clouds, I observed also a lunar halo. Halo forms present this time were 22° halo and paraselene (moon dog).

Picture 2. Moon halo display observed 2.-3.8. in Länsi-Aure, kuru, Finland.
Lunar halo observed 2./3.8.2012 in Länsi-Aure, Kuru, Finland.

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