WATCH: Moon sets in spectacular fashion over the Rockies

Click to play video: 'The moon sets over the Rockies' The moon sets over the Rockies
WATCH: A time-lapse video showing the sunrise in Calgary on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. – Feb 23, 2016

CALGARY – Calgarians were treated to a spectacular sight on Tuesday morning: a simultaneous rising sun and setting moon. With the Rocky mountains topped in scattered clouds, the moon tucked behind the western scene while the sun rose over the prairies just before 8 a.m.

GALLERY: Photos of a spectacular sunrise in Calgary on Feb. 23:

The western sky at 7:40am on Tuesday.
The moon sets as the sun rises in Calgary on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Global News
The moon basks in sunlight.
The eastern sky at 7:40am on Tuesday.
Image submitted by Gordon Roberts.

Expect to see more of both the moon and sun in the coming days as little cloud is in forecast. That may change come the weekend but above-seasonal temperatures will remain.

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