Full Moon

The Man in the Moon

The Man in the Moon

The textured surface of full Moon is home to numerous identifications of iconic objects, like this facial outline commonly identified as the Man in the MoonImage credit Dani Caxete

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By |Feb 1, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

An amazing image with a rare halo, 22 degree rings around the full moon, caused by ice crystals falling in the Earth’s atmosphere, in Antarctica.   Image credit LI Hang

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By |Aug 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Blue Moon over Washington

Blue-Moon

Blue Moon, the second full moon for the month of July, is seen next to the dome of the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on Friday, July 31, 2015.

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By |Aug 2, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Summer Blue Moon

Summer Blue Moon 1

Blue Moon” is the second Full Moon of July. NASA explains in the video…

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By |Aug 1, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

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 |Jun 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 |Mar 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 |Feb 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 |Jan 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 |Sep 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 |Aug 22, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |


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