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Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

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Super "Bloodmoon" Total Lunar Eclipse [caption id="attachment_1676" align="aligncenter" width="688"] My photo of the Supermoon Eclipse on September 27th, 2015[/caption] Supermoon Lunar Eclipse I am very excited about the total eclipse of the "supermoon" on the night of September 27-28, 2015, and you should be too! This full moon happens to be the closest one to Earth of the year, ( Approximately 220,000 miles away instead of its average 240,000 miles) making it a "supermoon". During this total lunar eclipse, the moon will appear about 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter! Up he…

First Post – Full Moon

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[caption id="attachment_4546" align="aligncenter" width="688"] The full moon[/caption] The Moon with a point and shoot camera Well, I thought I would start off with this glamor shot of my favorite Astro-Neighbour, the moon! I took this shot on an unbelievably clear (yet hot) night in August 2010. Notice the fine details of the moon's surface in the top left. corner. I plan to capture some more close-up shots of the moon along the terminator in the future. This photo made it's way onto Celestron Images! It is a fantastic website full of user-submitted astrophotography images.