Full Moon Halo January 2016

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This month’s full Moon was accompanied with light fog clouds. This photo was taken in Santa Clarita area in California. The time this photo was taken was nearly an hour before midnight January 22nd/23rd 2016.

The humidity was nearly 90% with wind around 1 or 2 mile per hour (2 kilometer per hour) from the south east. The visibility condition according to the weather station agency was about 10 miles (16 Kilometer)  with expectation of morning rain.

The condition allowed for this phenomena to occur to the observer and created this beautiful view.

Full Moon Halo of January 2016 in Santa Clarita, California.
Full Moon Halo of January 2016 in Santa Clarita, California.
It was really great to see this astronomical weather phenomena. The weather was preventing from observing the planets alignment at dawn. Comet Catalina was also very difficult to observe.

Here is another Photo of Full Moon Halo phenomena.

Full Moon Halo. January 2016.
Full Moon Halo. January 2016.
I hope more observers or casual sky gazer have enjoyed this rare weather phenomena. As for now, Enjoy the pictures.

Santa Clarita, California.

January 22nd 2016

-Ahmad

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