Full Moon

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)

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.

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… 

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)

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.

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.

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

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

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

By |June 24, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , |

Moon Rise LA

Moon Rise LA

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

By |April 11, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , |

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…