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supermoon - 96% left
25-Jun-2013

'supermoon' - 96% left

just happened to get up to see it about to clear the Malvern Hills; bleary eyed and hand-held

The moon is 'super' as its only 360,000 km away, while it could be upto 405,000 and usually somewhere between

Nikon D7000 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/180s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso1000 full exif

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Mark Chambers LRPS01-Jul-2013 20:30
Great shot - am looking for the warewolfs too HOWL!! V
Chris Morton27-Jun-2013 09:03
The 96% left refers to the illuminated proportion. The bite out of the bottom is where its still behind trees on top of the hill. Needless to say looked better 20secs earlier before camera organised.
Shmuel Halevi27-Jun-2013 07:06
Very nice and original.
Blandine Mangin27-Jun-2013 05:47
elle est impressionnante, cette super-lune ! v
woody3427-Jun-2013 00:46
Very fine image ,but I must ask and wonder like some others what happened to the missing bit..certainly looks like someone has taken a good bite...V
Chris Spracklen26-Jun-2013 21:37
Looks like someone took a big bite out of the big cheese, Chris! ;o)
Brian Samuel26-Jun-2013 21:34
Nice one. I hope you did a small howl for the fun of it :0)
Martin Lamoon26-Jun-2013 21:14
Great shot, but who ate the bit out of the bottom!
V
joseantonio26-Jun-2013 20:44
Very nice capture of this not-so supermoon.V.
Johnny JAG26-Jun-2013 20:37
Very nicely done
Sam Rua26-Jun-2013 20:28
Moody capture, Chris. Yes, "super" is just the media's way to sensationalize a rather ordinary occurrence. I love the prognostications about the end of the world, larger-than-life, etc., misinformation attendant to the media blitz.
Light_Works26-Jun-2013 20:25
Nice image! V.
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