Moon Photography

moon light

The moon tonight
moon light
I used Sony Alpha 65 with Advanced VX 6″ Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope for this shoot.

Lunar phase on 19 August 2013 Monday is Waxing Gibbous.
The current moon phase is from 2013-08-14 11:57 to 2013-08-21 02:45.

Fraction of the moon: 0.43946642647811
Illumination of the moon disk: 96 %

Moon angular diameter: 0.55 °
Sun angular diameter: 0.53 °
Moon distance to earth: 228259 miles

At 01:15:40 PDT* on Tuesday, 20 August 2013
the waxing moon’s phase was 99.23% full. (Or, to be more precise, 99.2321277232895% full.)

Full moon will be Tuesday 20 August! Get ready for the photo!

Date Time Digitized: Aug 19, 2013 9:52:21 PM
Date Time Original: Aug 19, 2013 9:52:21 PM
Latitude: 45° 27′ 32.346″ N
Longitude: 122° 39′ 19.0008″ W
Exif Version: 2.3
Exposure Bias Value: 0
Exposure Mode: Manual exposure
Exposure Program: Manual
Exposure Time: 1/100
FNumber: 0
Focal Length: 0
Focal Length In 35mm Film: 0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Light Source: Cloudy weather
Max Aperture Value: 0
Metering Mode: Pattern
Scene Type: A directly photographed image
Sharpness: Hard
White Balance: Manual white balance

More info about moon phases visit these websites:
http://astro.unl.edu
http://lunaf.com
http://www.moonphases.info
http://www.moonpage.com/index.html
http://www.calculatorcat.com

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