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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Dec 20, 2013

Moon, halo, Jupiter last night

The moon has been moving past the giant planet Jupiter these past few nights. Plus a lunar halo.

View larger. | Jorsh Grand captured this beautiful photo on December 19, 2013.  The bright object on the rim of the halo is Jupiter.

View larger. | EarthSky Facebook friend Jorsh Grand captured this beautiful photo on December 19, 2013. The bright object on the rim of the halo is Jupiter. Thank you, Jorsh! Visit Jorsh Grand on Facebook.

What makes a halo around the sun or moon?

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