Sunday, October 25, 2015

Lunation 195: The 12-Day-Old Moon

Today's Moon is seen through a hazy high cloud layer, the precursor to a predicted front due to arrive later in the night.  The cloud-cover does little to filter the reflected sunlight from our satellite; the sky is milky-white from horizon to horizon and the stars have gone into hiding--those few that weren't already suppressed by Luna's glare. 

I've had to stop-down my lens and adjust the exposure to record the brilliant face of our companion world; as we are now two days from the Full Moon you can be certain that further adjustments will be required over the next few nights!

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