From the June 2009 issue

Stephen James O’Meara’s Secret Sky: Moonbows: architecture of light

August 2009: If you have a dark sky and misty air, be on the hunt for a lunar rainbow.
By | Published: June 22, 2009 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
August 2009 moonbow
You do not need a hard rain to capture a moonbow. The author took this blue-sky moonbow as a fine mist, preceding a passing shower, overtook him. Note the faint luminous band inside the moonbow — a supernumerary bow.
Stephen James O’Meara

The sight of a lunar rainbow can cause an adrenaline rush strong enough to make the heart leap and the mind wonder.