Massive spinning ice disk that looks like the moon hypnotizes onlookers on Maine river

Massive spinning ice disk that looks like the moon hypnotizes onlookers on Maine river

A massive spinning ice disk that resembles the moon is floating on Maine’s Presumpscot River, hypnotizing onlookers.An almost-perfect circle of spinni

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A massive spinning ice disk that resembles the moon is floating on Maine’s Presumpscot River, hypnotizing onlookers.An almost-perfect circle of spinning ice has captivated residents in the city of Westbrook, where many are comparing the winter phenomenon to aliens and our celestial lunar neighbour.Story continues below“It kind of looks like a crop circle,” Doug Bertlesman told the Portland Press Herald. “It’s pretty wild to look at. It’s certainly not every day that you can watch a spinning circle of ice in the river.”Officials estimate the spinning ice formation to be just over 90 metres in diameter. It’s unclear when the formation occurred, but residents began to report the ice disk to city officials as early as Monday.“It looks like the moon has landed in Westbrook!” the city declared on social media, dubbing the formation the Westbrook Ice Disk.It looks like the moon has landed in Westbrook, Maine! Come in down to @CityofWestbrook @DWTNWestbrook and see the Westbrook Ice Disk! pic.twitter.com/JBaMDy2ZBq— City Of Westbrook ME (@CityofWestbrook) January 15, 2019Drone footage shows the ice desk slowly spinning counter clockwise in the river. The ice formation is believed to have formed naturally in a part of the river where there’s a circular current that creates a whirlpool effect.WATCH: Floating ‘ice disk’ drawing curious eyeballs to Maine town

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