12.08.2008,7:59 PM
Shoot the Moon, December 12, 2008
I interrupt this travelogue to bring you big news. Moon. Big full moon. This Friday will be a grand full moon event.

Today, at 9:48 p.m. Universal Time, the moon will be closer to Earth than it’s been in the last 15 years. The moon will be less than 357,000 kilometers – or 222,000 miles – away. After today, the moon won’t come this close to Earth for another 8 years.

Today is also the full moon. And the next time the moon comes this close – on November 14, 2016 – it’ll be full again.
- excerpt from EarthSky website.

If you all can find a high enough place, away from city/town light pollution, this would be a fantastic photographic opportunity. For some, it may be a lifetime opportunity.

Collect friends, stash the cameras and tripods in saddlebags, find a high spot and shoot the moon. Let's see how many moon shots appear on motorcycle blogs!

Psssttt.....pass the word......


posted by Macrobe
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