Blood Moon Over Yellowstone’s Old Faithful Wows Photographer

December 24, 2015 - Supermoon

Supermoon and Old Faithful

Photographer Jeffrey Berkes prisoner this overwhelming impulse as a moon entered full obscure right when Old Faithful erupted in Yellowstone National Park on Sept. 27, 2015.
Credit: Photographer Jeffrey Berkes

Scattered showers and thunderstorm dirty a landscape during Yellowstone National Park, though photographer Jeffrey Berkes prisoner this overwhelming impulse progressing this year as a moon entered full obscure right when Old Faithful erupted.

“I designed this shot over 1 year ago though did not know if a tear of aged true would line adult with a limit obscure of a 2015 Blood Moon,” Berkes pronounced in an email to [See some-more sum lunar obscure photos by skywatchers]

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The moon upheld by Earth’s shade on Sept. 27, in a gorgeous sum lunar obscure during a perigee full moon, improved famous as a ‘supermoon’ blood moon

Supermoons start when a moon reaches a full proviso during or nearby a closest proceed to Earth, appearing many incomparable and brighter from Earth. For Berkes, a shot reminded him of nature’s grand beauty.

“I arrived in a morning to see when she was erupting and estimated a night tear between 8 p.m. and 8:48 p.m. Around 8:15 p.m., a moon entered full obscure afterwards Old Faithful Erupted, one of a many enchanting impulse in inlet we have ever seen,” he added.

Another miraculous moon impulse will start this Christmas Eve, when a singular Christmas full moon rises for a holidays. Not given 1977 has a moon been full for Christmas, and it won’t occur again until 2034.

The online Slooh Community Observatory will horde a giveaway webcast of a Christmas full moon on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) during 7 p.m. EST (0000 GMT).  You can go to to join and watch a broadcast, and also see Slooh’s library of past shows. You can also watch a promote here on, pleasantness of Slooh.

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