(PNJ.com) -- Many Pensacola-area residents Monday night said theywatched one of nature's little-seen celestial shows: A lunar halo.And they have the pictures to prove it.After being alerted to the meteorological phenomenon produced by moonlightreflecting off ice crystals in the atmosphere, many took out their cameras andsmartphones and started sending photos to pnj.com.The lunar halo was a perfect circle around the moon. In fact, the combinationof the waxing gibbous moon and the circular clouds gave the appearance of ahumongous bullseye in the sky.Some reported seeing the planet Jupiter only a few degrees away from the moontoo. A perfect night for skywatching!
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