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Pittsburgh Atmospheric Ice Ring

ice ring in pittsburgh
08 Dec 2014 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes, Miscellaneous

Anyone else catch the giant ring around the moon last night over the skies of Pittsburgh? Apparently they show up when ice crystals form in the troposphere, and light is refracted. This is similar to how rainbows appear after a storm.