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Iridescent Lunar Halos

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ON the evening of July 4, from 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m., the moon, eleven days old, was surrounded with a series of extraordinary halos consisting of a succession of concentric rings; fine, clear starlight; very light airs from south-west and west-south-west; thermometer, 42°.

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