In the Photoshop arsenal is an icon of a Bandaid labeled “Spot Healing Brush Tool” that removes marks and blemishes. They aren’t kidding. It worked wonders on the bright spots on this spectacular moon photograph my neighbor took after our recent storm.
“The moon’s halo or lunar halo is an optical illusion that causes a large bright ring to surround the moon. This striking and often beautiful halo around the moon is caused by the refraction of moonlight from ice crystals in the upper atmosphere.” – https://www.space.com/moon-halo