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Wednesday, March 23, 2011


I snapped this photo at around 08:46 PM of March 19, 2011. An hour after, there were thick layer of cumulus clouds that covered the sky. The moon was so big and glistening so brightly on the ground than a  normal full moon. As always, my ever reliable camera with 300mm zoom macro lens didn't disappoint me. I cropped this photo by 25% to show some details.

According to NASA, this super perigee moon was the biggest in almost 20 years. Click here for more info.

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Word of the day: qamar is the Arabic word for moon. Salaam!


LordCM said...

di ko man lang nakita yan, kapal kasi ng ulap eh :(

arabesque said...

wow, that's a big moon missy, i love the details. ^-^

inggit ako sa 300mm zoom! hehe,
mine's till 200 lang kasi and without a tripod pa, so imagine when it shakes.

beautifully captured talaga!

Leif Hagen said...


Gremliness said...

If the moon could smile as how kids draw it, it would have shown here along with it's details :-)

Naalala ko lang, sa laki ng moon, sabi ng anak ko, may monster daw. Sus! :-)

Sylvia K said...

A Super Moon it is and you have a Super Capture of it, Misalyn! Fantastic! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!


Vinni said...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful pic of the super moon.

Owlfarmer said...

Big as it was, it wasn't an easy moon to shoot well. Good on you for the clarity and detail!

nanny said...

WOW....wish I could have been with you, just watching you capture this fantastic shot!

Karen said...

That is a spectacular shot! Well done.

Carly said...

Wow, great photo! I had heard that the moon was supposed to be amazing this month!

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