Full Moon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

By |February 1, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

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…

By |January 10, 2013|Categories: Entertainment news, Natural phenomena

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

By |November 5, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena

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|Categories: Astronomy
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