A photographer recently captured photos of a rare moonbow and the Northern Lights together. The pictures were captured by Andy Walker. He has been clicking pictures of the Northern Lights for 10 years now but this time, it was different.
The Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis was seen in the skies of Scotland. The Northern Lights are linked to activity on the surface of the Sun.
The images of the unique event have been widely shared and circulated by the people on social media.
It was visible in the skies from parts of northern Scotland over the last few days. And on one day, people spotted a lunar rainbow called a ‘moonbow’ spread across the sky on a clear night.
Photographer Andy Walker took some stunning images at Durness in the northwest Highlands of Scotland, and shared it on a Facebook group. It has since been shared. on other platforms as well.
The lunar rainbow is a rare optical phenomenon caused when the light from the moon is refracted through water droplets in the air, explained BBC.
Scores of people who were awestruck after watching such an eye-appealing sight and shared their experience of seeing the pictures on social sites ,Here is some of them
— Roque Ruiz-Carmona (@AstroRoque) September 29, 2020
— Alasdair O'Dell (@alasdairodell) September 29, 2020
— Liam Ball (@Liam_Ball92) September 29, 2020
— BBC Scotland News (@BBCScotlandNews) September 29, 2020