Social media buzzes with photos after halo appears around the moon

- Did you see the ring around the moon last night? Social media was buzzing with images of a ring or halo that appeared around the moon Sunday evening.

FOX 5’s Gary McGrady say the phenomenon is caused by high level clouds made up of ice crystals. He says that the halo often times indicates a change in the weather.


What's up with the ring around the Moon? I saw it last night...did you? High level cirrus clouds made up of ice...

Posted by Gary Mcgrady Meteorologist FOX 5 DC on Monday, October 26, 2015

In this case, the moon is correct. Rain is scheduled to arrive Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Did you take a great pic of the halo around the moon in the sky last night? Post your photo on our Facebook page and don’t forget to tell us when and where you took it.

Here are some other photos posted online:





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