Supermoon, August 10, 2014

Posted by Rod Pommier
on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

by Rod Pommier

Telescope Mount: Celestron Compustar C14 with Astro-Physics 0.75x focal reducer (f/8.3)
Camera: SBIG STL 11000M
Exposures: Two frame mosaic, 0.005 seconds each frame.
Date: 2014-08-10
Location: Pommier Observatory, Portland, OR, USA

The August 10, 2014 Supermoon. This was exposed about 10 hours before the moon reached full phase and perigee, as the moon would not be visible from Portland at that time. The moon was 99.55 full and at and Earth-moon distance of 221,899.3 miles.

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