Full Moon

Golden Moon rising over the Temple of Poseidon

Moon rising over the Temple of Poseidon

A glorious full Moon on the rise, looking like the Sun, as viewed from the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio, Greece.   Photographer: Chris Kotsiopoulos; Chris’ Web site

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By |June 15, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

The Great Wall by Moonlight

The Great Wall by Moonlight

Last Friday, an almost Full Moon rose as the Sun set, over the Great Wall of China in this mountainous landscape north of Beijing.  Image credit Francis Audet

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By |March 15, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Jupiter and the Full Snow Moon

Jupiter, halo and the Full Snow Moon

Jupiter, halo and the full snow moon, together in a beautiful last night conjunction.   Image credit: Bob King

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By |February 4, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Windmill’s Full Moon

Full Moon and Windmill

This bright Full Moon rose at sunset, near the majestic traditional windmill in the Canary Island of Fuerteventura as seen by talented Babak Tafreshi.    Image © Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)

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By |January 10, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Super Moon vs. Micro Moon

Super Moon and Micro Moon

What is so super about today’s supermoon? This full moon will occur that appears slightly larger and brighter than usual. It’s caulked the Harvest Moon.

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By |September 9, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Full Moon Pacific Blanket

Full Moon

In the video you can see the beautiful full August supermoon above the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bay Area is famous for its dense fog and…   Watch the video… 

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By |August 22, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Surreal Moon

Full moon

Full Moon near perigee, big, bright, at the closest point in its elliptical orbit around our blue planet, rose on August 10. This beautiful, dreamlike picture records the scene from the east coast of the United States.    Image © Jerry Lodriguss (Catching the Light)

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By |August 15, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

March Full moon over the Acropolis

Full moon over the Acropolis

The March full moon rising over the Acropolis of Athens, Greece, captured by Nikolaos Pantazis.

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By |March 19, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Apogee’s Full Moon

Apogee's Full Moon

A bright, beautiful full moon rose over Lick Observatory, behind Mount Hamilton, east of San Jose, California, Wednesday night. This full moon in January might be called the Wolf Moon.

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By |January 19, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Sleepless- Blame the Full Moon

Moonrise over the Temple of Poseidon

The full moon can cause people to have a sleepless night, according to research by professor Christian Cajochen, at the University of Basel in Switzerland.    Image © Stavros Hios; Stavros’s Website

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By |July 31, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena, Physics|Tags: , |