Originally Posted by Celestialsailor
Beautiful moonrise tonight...CS
This sunday there is more than just a full moon. It is a "supermoon" because it is at its perigee (closest part of its orbit to the earth). It should rise just after sunset and when it is close to the horizon there is an illusion effect that makes it seem even larger.
If you have a digital camera
with a 200mm or larger lens and a tripod anyone can get a good shot. There are many websites that advise how to photo
the moon. (just google
, "tips how to photo
I went out to do a trial photo last night but it was overcast and it's has been raining here all day so I dont hold out much hope for tonight for me.