A mesmerizing lunar halo forms around the Moon in the night sky above Norway. The halo, also known as a moon ring or winter halo, is an optical phenomenon created when moonlight is refracted in numerous ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere.
Pin for Later: The Entries For the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Contest Are Absolutely Mesmerizing Moon Reflection The brilliance of the Moon illuminates the night sky, and is reflected in the expansive water of the Paraty Bay, Brazil.
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A Vertical panorama of the Milky Way after twilight. The central bulge of the Milky Way is clearly visible at Sagitarius. The great rift in the middle and the dark coalsack nebula are also visible contrasting against the bright sky.