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“Ring around the Moon, rain around the corner” is an age-old country saying that predicts predominantly wet weather for the next day or two. In fact, the halo effect is most commonly observed when it appears to be encircling a full Moon (as above) and is caused by Moonlight passing through a build-up of moisture suspended in the Earth’s atmosphere. Meanwhile, I more or less managed to capture the halo shown in the above photograph just after midnight on the 1st March using just my little Ricoh¬† pocket camera.

Though interestingly and despite the home-spun predictive philosophy, the following day turned out to be the sunniest and warmest so far in 2010.

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