Moon at Perigee 2011 - Closest Approach for a Full Moon in Almost Two Decades


Full Moon at Pergiee (Closest approach to Earth). Taken at approximately 2:10am EDT
Nikon D300 on a Takahashi FSQn with Extender-Q for ~ 800mm focal length
Exposure was 1/320th seconds at F/5 and ISO 200
Tweaked in Photoshop CS4 for a more conventional look vs. this version:

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Flesherton, Ontario
March 20, 2011