Sunday, 3 January 2010

Moon elliptical halo in Kangasala, Finland

Eetu Saarti photographed this double ellipse in the new year's night. The phenomenon lasted for 15 minutes and was followed immediately by 22° halo. Click the image to see a gallery with two more photos.


  1. Great to see ellipse stuff again! Riikonen and I also made two quick observations of lunar ellipses during the night of 2-3 Jan. We did not manage to shoot any photographs as the ellipses only lasted for a minute if even that. Clearly, the weather conditions have been extremely favourable during the current cold weather.

  2. shoot I got 4 ellipse observations for 2009 my most yet