Sunday 20 March 2011

The March 19, 2011, "Super Full Moon"

Each few years, there is a moment that Full Moon more or less coincides with the moon's perigee, the point in it's orbit closest to Earth. This, is a "Super Full Moon" and is what happened yesterday.

To show the difference with an "average" full moon, I shot an image of the moon yesterday and combined it with an earlier image (December 20, 2010) shot with the same lens (Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar MC 180mm):

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