December Moonrise, Jekyll Island, Georgia

December 17, 2013 at 4:58 am (fine art photography, Georgia, Nature, Photography) (, , , , )

Time-lapse – Ten minutes’ moonrise condensed into 35 seconds

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Winter’s Last Moon

March 20, 2011 at 11:12 am (Big Bend National Park TX) (, , , , )

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Composite of the “Super Moon” rising March 19, 2011

It’s the first day of Spring. 

It was 102 degrees in Castolon yesterday, in the park’s southwest end, ushering out the last day of winter at Big Bend National Park.  The moonrise was much-heralded as the largest perigee moon in 18 years, because it was closer to the earth. (The moon orbits the earth in an ellipse, the farthest point being the apogee.) I watched it rise from behind the Deadhorse Mountains, along with other folks who had come to hear moon lore from one of our rangers.    Read the rest of this entry »

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