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The proxigean, perigean Moon

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitMar 20, 2011 12:49 AM

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You know what? Super or not, the full Moon rising into a thin cloud bank is always going to be cool.

I just took this from the end of my driveway, with my camera on a cheap tripod and a few seconds exposure. No tricks, no Photoshopping (except to crop it a bit). You can almost hear the werewolf howling, can't you?

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