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Photographer captures moonbow over Waimea

Source: Ethan Tweedie Source: Ethan Tweedie
WAIMEA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

An incredible image of a moonbow was captured this weekend over Waimea on the Big Island.

The photo was taken by photographer Ethan Tweedie who says conditions for the moonbow were excellent, a 98 percent full moon low in the sky, along with wind and rain. 

In fact, as the winds hit about 40-miles per hour, Ethan says he had trouble standing long enough to get the shot. 

A moonbow, also known as a lunar rainbow, is produced by light reflected off the surface of the moon, rather than from direct sunlight.

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