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PHOTOS: Good morning, moon

A nearly-full moon slowly sinks behind clouds early Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Early risers were treated to a visual treat this morning in central Casper, as a nearly-full moon moved near colorful morning clouds.

The moon’s phase is about 94 percent full today, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. Its full phase was on Sunday.

A nearly-full moon slowly sinks behind clouds early Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

The light balance between the morning sky and moon was nearly perfectly balanced as days grow shorter and we move into late summer.

A nearly-full moon slowly sinks behind clouds early Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

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