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Taken with meade LX200 ACF telescope as lens (2500mm focal length ) and canon 5dmark ii .

This is my ongoing Moon phase project, this started out at approx half of an (average) months worth of the moon's different phases.....but it is growing!.

Our Natural Satellite "rises" approximately 50 minutes later every night, so getting a full months Moon phase has proved impossible to achieve in the same month, add to this cloudy nights (and "day" Moon's) I get new phases I will add them to the composite.

To nights moon,

haven't done a moon shot in a while,its so bright to night couldn't resist.

Location: Araxá, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD

A full moon was rising over a misty sky as the sunlight lit up the misty cirrus clouds that gave a vivid orange glow to contrast with the blue night and white reflections. The moon controls are ocean tides and is our only satellite the firth largest one in our solar system. It takes 29 days to orbit the earth. It is about 92 million miles away. It is about 1/4 the size of earth and is more egg shaped then round. There is no atmosphere and no wind and temperatures can vary from from 253° F (123° C) to -387° F (-233° C). Humans landed on the moon in 1969 and brought back moon rocks. One human had there ashes sent to the moon on a spacecraft in 1999. The moon inspires lovers, poets, scientists, artists and many songs. Sometimes I want to give the moon a big hug and say thanks for being there to reflect the sun and help us tell time and just looking cool.

Canon 600D prime focus celestron nexstar 102GT

25 Oct 2010, London

This photograph is copyrighted and may not be used anywhere, including blogs, without my express permission.

و القمر قدرناه منازل حتى عاد كالعرجون القديم .. سورة يس، آية 39

"And the Moon, ---We have measured for her mansions (to serve) till she returns like the old (and withered) lower part of a date stalk."


I cropped the actual shot and it seems closer than using 200mm coz its 10.2 Megapixels =)


Global Village, Dubayy


Copyright 2007 - Abdulla (ThE~uNiQuE or UNIQMEZ)

Couldn't wait to try out the super zoom on a nice clear night...

El Paso, Texas


Waning gibbous with 97% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Full Moon - February 27th, 2010

The weathervane on our shed superimposed on a full moon.

Moon in the morning - full optical zoom + 4x digital = 2240mm

The only semi-acceptable shot of the moon that I've taken. I adjusted contrast and sharpened extremely slightly in photoshop. I cropped out a lot though so the pic will be smaller. Still probably easiest to see detail in largest format. Any suggestions? I'd love to get one of those telescope connector things.

Full moon. Snapped through telescope. June 15, 2011.

The full moon Friday night will be the biggest one of the year as Earth's natural satellite reaches its closest point to our planet.


Earth, the moon and the sun are all bound together by gravity, which keeps us going around the sun and keeps the moon going around us as it goes through phases. The moon makes a trip around Earth every 29.5 days. But the orbit is not a perfect circle.


The moon's average distance from us is about 238,855 miles (384,400 km). Friday night it will be just 221,560 miles (356,567 km) away. It will be 14 percent bigger in our sky and 30 percent brighter than some other full moons during the year, according to NASA.

Blue moon, you saw me standing alone

Without a dream in my heart, without a love of my own

Blue moon, you knew just what I was there for

You heard me saying a prayer for

Someone I really could care for


And then there suddenly appeared before me

The only one my arms will hold

I heard somebody whisper "please adore me"

And when I looked, the moon had turned to gold


Blue moon, now I'm no longer alone

Without a dream in my heart

Without a love of my own


And then there suddenly appeared before me

The only one my arms will ever hold

I heard somebody whisper "please adore me"

And when I looked, the moon had turned to gold


Blue moon, now I'm no longer alone

Without a dream in my heart

Without a love of my own


Blue moon, now I'm no longer alone

Without a dream in my heart

Without a love of my own


Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers


Practising with my new X2 Converter added to my 400 Zoom, manual focus only...a real challenge with my astigmatised left "eyepiece" eye through my grubby glasses.

I did use a monopod, which helped a bit...

Blue tone courtesy of Picasa.


This image is from my Set entitled Synergy2 Lyrics + Pictures


Moon in the palm of hand

Beautiful moon in the sky.

Illumination 89℅

The Moon


by Robert Louis Stevenson


The moon has a face like the clock in the hall;

She shines on thieves on the garden wall,

On streets and fields and harbour quays,

And birdies asleep in the forks of the trees.


The squalling cat and the squeaking mouse,

The howling dog by the door of the house,

The bat that lies in bed at noon,

All love to be out by the light of the moon.


But all of the things that belong to the day,

Cuddle to sleep to be out of her way;

And flowers and children close their eyes

Till up in the morning the sun shall arise.

Shot of full moon as seen from Dallas-Fort Worth area on a cool winter night with my new 300mm lens. Shutter priority, 1/400 sec, f/5.6, ISO 200, 300mm. I added a little color for artistic effect. Thanks for the lens, Mike.

Orion Europa 250 telescope - first look at the moon and photos with this telescope


Prime lens

The moon didn't show up in our sky on the Super Blue Blood Moon day. Clouds were so heavy.


Two days later, it finally popped out. So naughty. Still very bright.


Top-left part is already missing (on your moon, right-side starts shrinking, check it out tonight).


Moon behaves differently between North and South.

I am always fascinated.



North Hemisphere: :waning_gibbous_moon:

South Hemisphere: :waxing_gibbous_moon:

The Wolf Moon is a full moon that occurs in January. Its name comes from hungry wolf packs that would howl outside the villages of Native Americans. This full moon is also known as the Old Moon or the Moon After Yule.


It was 5 degrees when I bundled up and went out to get this shot.....but it was well worth it, the moon was huge and bright!

"and the moon's riding high" dire straits

Aug 20 #187 in explore

My first attempt

The moon last night on 07/13/2013

Taken during the day and processed.




9 pane mosaic using SW150P and QHY5LII camera

Processed with Registax6, Microsoft ICE and PS


I realized there was a full moon last night right as I was getting ready to go to bed. I went out and spent a few minutes trying to shoot the moon anyway. I think I hit it. ;) It's shining pretty bright so you don't get the edges with this one but I got a nice detailed moon nonetheless that will make a lovely object for layering when I want a moon.


This is straight out of the camera except for a crop.


Updated because I just realized I never posted the info:


Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1250)

Aperture: f/5.6

Focal Length: 300 mm

ISO Speed: 400

Exposure Bias: 0/3 EV

This is an "Untouched" photo of the moon using my Orion Polarized Moon Filter.

“Yours is the light by which my spirit's born: - you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.”

― E.E. Cummings

7D + 400mm + 1.4X teleconvertor

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Canon EOS 550D

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM @200mm + 2x extender = 400mm

Canon EF extender 2x III

ISO 200


1/800 sec


New camera Coolpix P900

Not a full moon, you can see the craters to the right where the sun shines on the last bit of the moon.

Used a tripod.


Slowly recovering from an operation.


Have a great day.


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