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Diffraction of moon

  1. Jan 3, 2010 #1
    Hi
    At night when you watch moon in cloudy weather you will see the diffraction of moon light around it in circle form and so the colorful circles . Please explaine me the physics of it.
    Thancks.
     
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  3. Jan 4, 2010 #2

    Astronuc

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    It's a matter of being at the correct angle - incidence and reflection -for the moon, ring (ice crystals) and observer.
     
  4. Jan 5, 2010 #3

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  5. Jan 5, 2010 #4
    Thanks for your answet .It was what I want (halo)
     
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