Mar 20, 2011

Biggest Moon in almost 20 years!

This animated (click in the pictures to start the animation) GIFs shows the "biggest moonrise" in almost 20 years! The moon had reached the perigee just 1h05min before I took the pictures. Prime focus in 8" f/5 reflector and Canon 1000D.



Color inverted

BW inverted

This video from NASA explains the phenomenon:

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