Photo date: October 24, 2016. Photographer: Mark Mahin.
The photo below shows a maroon-colored orb I photographed near the Chrysler Building in New York City.
There was no fog, mist, rain or precipitation on this night. The air quality listed on airnow.gov was "good," with a level of 30 (anything below 50 is good). The pollen level listed on pollen.com was low, with a level of 1.9.