All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

The <strong>1st Quarter Moon</strong> with a halo. The halo is caused by the refraction of the moonlight shining through the ice crystals in high, cirrus clouds. Cirrus clouds are the first clouds to move in before a rain or storm system. The larger th...
The 1st Quarter Moon with a halo. The halo is caused by the refraction of the moonlight shining through the ice crystals in high, cirrus clouds. Cirrus clouds are the first clouds to move in before a rain or storm system. The larger the halo, the sooner rain is expected. This was hand-held, so it's a bit blurry.

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