Moon, 2:04am 25 October 2007 (Waxing Gibbous, 99% full)

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Winfried Gaenssler on October 25, 2007

A fascinating foto from the moon, taken with unbelievable date: 1/400 sec; f=5.6; 100 ASA; 300 mm

Thank you for this picture!

walkaboutwest on October 25, 2007

Looks like we were up to the same thing last night! Funny how the moon looks just the same in Missouri and it does in Montana ;). Great job, Ryan!

Rom@nce on October 25, 2007

great photo Ryan :o)

Ryan Calhoun on October 25, 2007

Thanks Winfried! The moon was bright, but I was still very surprised how easy it was to take a hand held shot.

Thanks Eve! Yes, it's the same moon. But I took some at midnight, and then again at 2 when it was even brighter, and there was some very noticeable rotation just within two hours. It's amazing how much the appearance can change of something so big.

Thanks Rom@nce! It's my first try to photograph the moon. It looks to me like a cantaloupe.

Cheers, Ryan

©junebug on October 25, 2007

What a lovely picture of the moon, the details can be seen quite clearly. It's a great capture, Ryan, I like it! Greetings, Anne

Ryan Calhoun on October 25, 2007

Thanks Anne! I was very happy with it, and amazed that the texture of the craters can be seen so clearly along the dark edge. Cheers, Ryan

Axel J. Resto on October 26, 2007

Thank you, I believe we were on the same wave link last night. Beatiful shot.

Axel

adl_rivera on October 26, 2007

beatifful moon...wao I like that picture.that amazing..

Lilypon on October 26, 2007

Ryan you and your new lens did a fantastic job capturing the detail of the moon! :D

Your framing it off to the corner adds additional interest! :D

Ryan Calhoun on October 26, 2007

Thanks Axel, Adl, and Pam! It was nice and bright, and easy to see.

Vicki Atkins on October 28, 2007

Looks like we are all on a moon kick! Very nice job, I like how you have it off center too.

Ryan Calhoun on October 28, 2007

Thanks Vicki! Yes, I looked around and found quite a few moons taken on this exact day. It was very near full, so it was the perfect time for it. Cheers, Ryan

© Cafate on November 3, 2007

Nice shot of the moon,

Regards from Mallorca.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 25, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Ryan Calhoun
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
    • Taken on 2007/10/25 02:04:13
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 300.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -2.00 EV
    • No flash

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