Thursday, September 6, 2012

Sky Watch - Blue moon and sunset

The second full moon in August, taken about 12 hours after the moment of fullness. For a much clearer image of the blue moon, see the NASA APOD post On a blue moon.

Sunset on September 4.
Second image is about 10 minutes after the first.
 

11 comments:

VaishVijay said...

Moon looks like unpolished marble!

uberrhund said...

Beautiful Capture of the moon!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful capture of the moon, Lew! And lovely shots of the sunset. Beautiful skies!

From The Heart said...

That moon is gorgeous! Sunset too!

chubskulit said...

Gorgeously captured!

My Skywatch
Have a great weekend.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Awesome moon and sky shots!

Judy SheldonWalker said...

It is amazing how quickly a sun sets! Trying to fiddle for one's camera, you can actually miss the whole thing. lol Great captures!!

AmitAag said...

...lovely captures!
http://amitaag.blogspot.in/2012/09/sky-watchhorizon.html

Linda said...

Very nice shots! It was great fun trying to capture the blue moon - yours is very good!

Kim, USA said...

Stunning and fantastic shots! Is there more blue moon coming?


Kim,USA

RuneE said...

The moon is always a great subject. I missed this one - I'm glad you got it!