Celestial light shows over Cayman

| 20/05/2019
Sun halo seen from Grand Cayman on Saturday, 18 May
Cayman News Service
Full flower moon in the skies above Grand Cayman on Saturday, 18 May 2019

(CNS Local Life): Nature provided some excellent picture shows in the sky Saturday after a beautiful sun halo emerged at lunchtime followed by a stunning full flower (blue) moon rising in the evening. A sun halo is caused by very high, thin clouds made from ice crystals. The properties of the ice crystals reflect and refract light in such a way as to cause a ring around the sun. The rings typically proceed unsettled weather; it is said a halo around the sun or moon means rain or snow is on the way. Let’s hope it’s snow.

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