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Moon dog and moon pillar!
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One more rare celestial sight! I've never seen moon dogs, those glowing patches on the right and left at the Moon's elevation. Moon dogs are the same phenomenon as the sun dogs for the Sun.
And saturday night, I finally saw them! They weren't very bright, but I was able to capture them with my digital camera.
In this picture, one can see also a short moon pillar above the Moon.
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Instrument   27 mm focal length
Exposure & film   30 s with digital camera Camedia 5060
Date & place   August 28, 2004, Quimper

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 This picture has been published in
 Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD)
Published as the picture of the day on September 27, 2004 on the Website Earth Science Picture of the Day.
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