The Shiny Shockwave Around the Moon

Moon Halo

Moon with Halo
Sketch and Details by Aleksander Cieśla

Tonight I saw an impressive halo around the Moon. It looks like a shiny shockwave on the shining clouds.

Sketch information:
Object: Moon (94% of full) and halo
Scope: Naked eye
Place: Poland, Wroclaw – near city center
Weather: Quick passing clouds. Seeing 6/10. Light Pollution.
Date: 7 February 2009.
Technique: White pastels on black paper
Tooling: N/A

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