Thank you to Vincent Brady for sharing his photo with us. He wrote:
Earthshine is the term used when enough light bounces off of Earth and lights up the rest of a crescent moon. Here’s last nights moon, with Jupiter shining bright nearby, as well as a ufo. Oh wait! Of course it’s the glow of the firefly!
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.