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Tuesday, 27 February 2024 9.48 PM IST

Moon halo creates curiosity in people, social media filled with status of rare phenomenon

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There was an interesting sight on the night sky as a big halo appeared around the moon on Friday night. It was visible in Thiruvananthapuram city and surrounding areas. People came out to take photos and enjoy the sight.

According to the Earth Observatory, this is happens after light from the moon combined with ice crystals in the atmosphere. It is generally known as the moon halo. This cold-weather phenomenon occurs in the atmosphere close to Earth. When viewed from Earth, it appears to be at the same height as the Moon. It usually appears in ocassions such as super blue moon. The full moon is on Monday.

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