I didn't get out last night to take pictures of the moon like I had wanted to. I had some cool places in mind and also wanted to have my tripod... However, I had a special dinner engagement so I snuck outside and took these freehand. The moon was rising just above the Cascade Mountain Range and I got this photo through the trees. The moon only had this color as it was rising just above the horizon.

Super Moon: A Natural Phenomenon The moon has an elliptical orbit, which makes full moons differ in size. When the moon is at its perigee, closest to earth, it’s approximately 31,000 miles closer to earth than when it’s in apogee, it’s farthest point. This weekends lunar phenomenon has been described as a super perigee moon. Perigee moons are about 14% larger and 30% brighter than apogee ones.


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lcarreau - Mar 23, 2011 10:01 pm - Voted 10/10

Yes ..

That moon is sooo BIG, you'd actually be
able to observe the "man in the moon"
mooning his neighbor on Mars.


beaudaddy85 - Mar 24, 2011 2:09 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Yes ..

HaHa! Thats awesome!


Marcsoltan - Mar 23, 2011 10:43 pm - Voted 10/10


shot, Beau.



beaudaddy85 - Mar 24, 2011 2:09 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Fantastic...

Thanks Marcsoltan! I really love your photos!

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Mar 24, 2011 9:04 am - Voted 10/10




beaudaddy85 - Apr 4, 2011 12:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Superb

Thanks Karrar!


EricChu - Mar 24, 2011 3:08 pm - Voted 10/10


...and also powerful!


beaudaddy85 - Apr 4, 2011 12:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful...

Thanks! Yes, it was a powerful moment!


rdmc - Mar 24, 2011 3:33 pm - Voted 10/10


We had too much cloud cover during the full moon this month, so thanks for sharing!
This is awesome!


beaudaddy85 - Apr 4, 2011 12:23 pm - Hasn't voted


Thanks for looking. I'm glad I was able to capture the moment and share with everyone on here!


p-mike - Mar 24, 2011 5:12 pm - Voted 10/10

Great photo!

really super moon and superbe photo, thanks!
ciao Paolo


beaudaddy85 - Apr 4, 2011 12:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great photo!

Thanks Paolo!!!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Mar 27, 2011 2:46 am - Voted 10/10

I remember that night

I wished that I could have been out in the mountains. Anyways you did a amazing job at capturing this moon. One of these days I'll have to get one of those crazy zoom lenses.
Cheers Josh Lewis


beaudaddy85 - Apr 4, 2011 12:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I remember that night

Thanks Josh! My new camera is a really great all around camera! I think you would enjoy it for what you like to photo!


AlpineJimmie - May 23, 2011 12:38 am - Voted 10/10


Well done.

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