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time lapse sequence of lunar corona

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Date:02.03.2007 Time:18:20 - 18:43 UT, 2s interval Exposure:693 x 1/4s
Field:16o x 10o Camera:Nikon D200 Filter:none
Optics:f=85mm, 1/2.8 Place:Tübingen, Germany Observer:Till Credner

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The time lapse movie consists of about 700 frames, one taken each 2s. Thin clouds with water droplets of similar sizes create this ringed moon.

See also:
Moon corona with additional rings
M.G.J. Minnaert: "Light and Color in the Outdoors", Springer-Verlag
R. Greenler: "Rainbows, Halos, and Glories", Cambridge University Press
L. Cowley: "Atmospheric Optics" web site about corona