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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #30 on: April 08, 2012, 06:46:44 pm »
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #31 on: April 08, 2012, 06:55:45 pm »
That's an awesome shot.  What are the details on the last photo Carl?
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #32 on: April 08, 2012, 07:54:59 pm »
Io: Moon Over Jupiter

One of many amazing photos from the Cassini mission.
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2012, 01:27:31 am »
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #34 on: May 07, 2012, 02:29:32 pm »
Ours is so pretty smooth
from a distance.

Yes indeed, the Maibock moon 2012.  I liked it.


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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #35 on: May 07, 2012, 02:42:50 pm »

Looks like moon over yeast starter.
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #36 on: May 07, 2012, 02:44:31 pm »
Did anyone think the moon looked bigger last weekend?

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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2012, 02:58:33 pm »
Did anyone think the moon looked bigger last weekend?

I didn't see it myself but I did run across some articles about the "Super Moon" this past weekend.  Here are some cool shots of it from all over.  http://www.space.com/15561-supermoon-2012-photos-full-moon-images.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+spaceheadlines+%28SPACE.com+Headline+Feed%29

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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #38 on: May 07, 2012, 03:02:23 pm »
Where the heck are we going?  And what's with this hand basket?

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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #39 on: May 07, 2012, 03:13:35 pm »
I didn't see it either.

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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #40 on: May 07, 2012, 04:40:47 pm »
I have some equipment on order that will adapt my camera to my telescope. Maybe I will have some pictures to post soon.
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #41 on: May 07, 2012, 05:44:14 pm »
Here's what it looked like to Phil in France:



That's the Eiffel Tower
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #42 on: May 08, 2012, 01:22:56 pm »
The supermoon is a myth, it might be marginally bigger but you can't detect it with your eye.  It was only about 0.5% closer than the last full moon.

Nice article in Discover by Phil Plait, The Bad Astronomer
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/05/02/the-supermoon-stuff-again/
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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #43 on: May 08, 2012, 03:36:05 pm »
The supermoon is a myth, it might be marginally bigger but you can't detect it with your eye.  It was only about 0.5% closer than the last full moon.

Killjoy!

Well I feel it was bigger, so that's what's real for me. 

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Re: Moon Shots
« Reply #44 on: May 08, 2012, 04:14:25 pm »
It's not a myth, because it is closer. It's kind of overstated with the word "super".