Full Moon

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.

By |March 19, 2014|Natural phenomena|

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.

By |January 19, 2014|Astronomy|

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

June Supermoon in Washington

June Supermoon in Washington

The supermoon that rises behind the Washington Monument on June 23, 2013, this year is up to 13.5 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a typical full moon is.    Image © NASA/Bill Ingalls

Moon Rise LA

Moon Rise LA

A time lapse of a full moon rising behind downtown Los Angeles.    Check out the video…  

Full Moon Silhouettes

Full Moon Silhouettes

Full Moon Silhouettes is a real time video (is not a time lapse), by astrophotographer Mark Gee, of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. People had gathered up there to get the best view possible of the amazing moon rising.   Watch the video…

Moonwalk

Full moon- Moonwalk

Moonwalk! The ultimate full moon shot. Stunning use of perspective. Base jumper Dean Potter walks a highline at Cathedral Peak, Yosemite National Park.  Watch the video…

Hunter’s Moon over the Alps

Hunter's Moon over the Alps

A Full Moonset can be a dramatic celestial sight and can have many names. Late October’s Full Moon, the second after the equinox of northern hemisphere, has been traditionally called the Hunter’s Moon.   Image credit: Stefano De Rosa

Blue Moon over Nottingham

Blue Moon

This image taken just hours before the full phase in clear skies over Nottingham, UK, it features eye-catching bright rays extending from the prominent young crater Tycho in the Moon‘s southern hemisphere.  Image credit: Simon Smith

By |September 1, 2012|Astronomy|

Upper Yosemite Falls in California

Upper Yosemite Falls and full moon in California

The full moon and clear sky made for a perfect photo op from the Yosemite Valley floor. A 30-second exposure revealed a moonbow hidden in the mist at the foot of the falls.  Image credit Andrew Coffing

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