Perigee “Super” Moon Images from Around a World
August 12, 2014 - Supermoon
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The supermoon of Aug 10, 2014 rising behind Mt. Rundle and Banff, Alberta, Canada as shot from a Mt. Norquay outlook looking south over a valley. Credit and copyright: Alan Dyer.
Wow! The astrophotographers out there are removing artsy! Take a demeanour during some of a many artistic images of a full Moon we’ve seen yet.
The Aug 10 full Moon was a supposed “super” Moon — and it was a “super-est” of a contingent of full Moons being during perigee, or a closest proceed to a Earth in a orbit. It was only 356,896 kilometers apart during 17:44 UTC, reduction than an hour from Full. You can see a comparison shot of a perigee and round Moons this year immediately below. Find all a technical sum here, though suffer a gallery of good images from around a world
A comparison a between dual ‘extreme’ full Moons of 2014: a perigee Full Moon of Aug 10th, and a round full Moon of Jan 16. As seen from Central Italy. Credit and copyright: Giuseppe Petricca.
The Aug 10, 2014 ‘super’ Moon. Credit and copyright: Robbie Ambrose.
Supermoon timelapse combination on Aug 10 nearby a boat pillar during Barnegat Light on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Credit and copyright: FrankM301 on Flickr.
A pale demeanour during a perigee Moon of Aug 10, 2014 along side a Desde el Obelisco, Malecón de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Credit and copyright: Goku Abreu.
‘Super’ Moon, Aug 10, 2014, taken with Nikon D80 from Ottawa, Canada. Credit and copyright: Andrew Symes.
Super Moon (and a companion) rising over Brixton, South London. 10/08/2014. Credit and copyright: Owen Llewellyn.
Camaro and Full Moon – Aug 9, 2014.Taken from a Cairns Wharf in Australia during eve regulating an iPhone 5. Three frames; dual exposures each. Credit and copyright: Joseph Brimacombe.
It was promenade night in Cairns… so a imagination cars were out. See Joseph’s other “prom supermoon” image here.
People watch a scarcely ‘super’ Moon arise on Aug 9, 2014 nearby a lighthouse. Credit and copyright: Will Nourse.
Perigee Full Moon mosaic from Aug 10, 2014 (a initial try during a mosaic!) Credit and copyright: Mary Spicer.
Perigee Moon arise over London on Aug 10, 2014. Credit and copyright: Sculptor Lil.
The perigee Moon from Toronto, Canada during 8:35 pm EDT. Credit and copyright: Rick Ellis.
A full Moon flyby, as seen from Paris, France. Credit and copyright: Sebastien Lebrigand.
Even NASA got into a “super Moon” astrophoto craze. NASA photographer Bill Ingalls took this pleasing design during The Peace Monument on a drift of a United States Capitol, in Washington D.C. :
A perigree full moon or supermoon is seen over a The Peace Monument on a drift of a United States Capitol, Sunday, Aug 10, 2014, in Washington. A supermoon occurs when a moon’s circuit is closest (perigee) to Earth during a same time it is full. Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
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