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Lunar Corona

Animation of these images

Date:02.03.2007 Time:18:30 Exposure:1/4s
Field:16o x 10o Camera:Nikon D200 Filter:none
Optics:f=85mm, 1/2.8 Place:Tübingen, Germany Observer:Till Credner

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The shown image is one frame of the entire time lapse movie that consists of about 700 frames, one taken each 2s. Thin clouds with water droplets of similar sizes create this ringed moon.

See also:
Moon corona with additional rings
M.G.J. Minnaert: "Light and Color in the Outdoors", Springer-Verlag
R. Greenler: "Rainbows, Halos, and Glories", Cambridge University Press
L. Cowley: "Atmospheric Optics" web site about corona