Posted by Deborah Byrd in Human World | Today's Image|3 weeks ago
On August 28, 2019, NASA announced that the 2 halves of the James Webb Space Telescope have now been successfully connected. The telescope is being assembled at Northrop Grumman’s facilities in Redondo Beach, California.
This sort of halo is called a 22 degree halo by skywatchers. You can see them around both the sun and moon. They’re caused by ice crystals in the air. They bear that name because the radius of the ring is always approximately 22 degrees.