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Todd wrote at 2008-12-14 03:54:41
Same thing here in NC tonight 12/13/2008. Perfect circle around the moon. Seems to be a very thin layer of clouds but its a really cool picture. Wish my camera could get a picture of it

jack wrote at 2009-04-04 20:40:24
we have just seen the same thing a perfect circle of cloud around the moon and the moon was in exactly in the centre it is 4/4/09 9:36pm in south west london.

wendy1257 wrote at 2010-10-25 14:42:27
Mon.Oct.25th,2010 Approx. 4:10am i was outside, looking up as usual, and witnessed the most beautiful halo around the (not quite) full moon. The center was clear as the sky behind it black. i stood in awe of its lasted maybe perfect balance together. It almost felt spiritual. i'v seen a few before, but never so in sinc with the ring, black sky, and bright perfect ring. i felt small in natures presence.

Ted J Turner wrote at 2012-02-08 14:16:17
I am in Saipan. It's 12:14 a.m., Thursday, February 09, 2012. I am seeing the exact same circle, a perfect circle around the moon. I have never seen this before! What is this. The moon is dead center in the middle of the circle!

KKK wrote at 2013-01-22 11:46:58
Hi my family and I saw the same thing tonight it's a perfect circle the surrounds the moon;it has a single star right next to the moon the circle was too wide

KKK wrote at 2013-01-22 11:50:57
I think I've just seen the link as to how it will explain the halo we've seen :

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