There's A Moon Out Tonight

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© Lanis Rossi
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UploadedMarch 20, 2011
TakenMarch 19, 2011
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS REBEL T2i
Exposure1/40 sec at f/11
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length250 mm
ISO200
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On Saturday March 19, 2011 at 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the moon arrived at its closest point to the Earth in 2011: a distance of 221,565 miles. Known as a lunar perigee or "Super Moon, it was astrologer Richard Nolle who linked the full moon of March 19th to natural disasters. He claimed that this "Super Moon" would trigger massive earthquakes, volcanoes and powerful storms when it arrived. But scientists assure that this is not the case.

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  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    Incredible detail, Lanis! I'm not too sure how assured I am by the scientists.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    I am with Susan. I think they may be wrong. Great moon shot Lanis!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    A beautifully detailed capture, Lanis! I think all the disasters jumped the gun. Great info.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    amazing detail in this shot..........Fabulous!!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    Fantastic work!!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    Great!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    Gorgeous!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (21 Mar 2011):

    A Super shot for a Super Moon

  • Syble Brabham

    Syble Brabham said (21 Mar 2011):

    wow-what a moon shot- perfect in my eyes, think they may be wrong also Lanis

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (22 Mar 2011):

    Awesome shot, Lanny. "There's a Moon Out Tonight" was recorded in '57 and went nowhere, but was re-released in '60 during the Doo-Wop mini-revival in '60-'61 and shot to #1. Another great Philly group!

  • Maria Mutch

    Maria Mutch (Deleted) gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    what a beauty --great detail, and elegantly simple

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    What a fantastic shot.!!! I so wished I could have been out there shooting the moon, but unfortunately we had clouds so missed out.

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (29 Mar 2011):

    well done, great job

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    It was amazing. Your shot is too!

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