Etruscan Vase Moon

Richard Griffiths sent this one in (tip o’ the pileus!) — I think for my Explorator newsletter, but it seems better here. It’s a nice Picture of the Day from NASA of a phenomenon of the moon being distorted by the Earth’s atmosphere and the image dubbed (by Jules Verne, no less) an Etruscan Vase Moon:

Etruscan Vase Moon - NASA APOD
Etruscan Vase Moon - NASA APOD

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