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Old 03-19-2011, 09:04 PM   #1
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Full Moon Saturday

Tonight is one of the largest moons in the sky in many year.

Super Full Moon - NASA Science

So I decided to take the camera and see what I could capture.
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:27 PM   #2
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I hope it's not over cast tonight, will have to make my way outside when the sun sets.
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:32 PM   #3
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It was bigger at moonrise, but the trees blocked too much to really see, but it was BRIGHT.
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:37 PM   #4
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I've never gotten a good pic of a huge moon...it's hard to take a picture of an optical illusion...the camera insists on reality.

You got some nice pictures there!
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Old 03-19-2011, 10:14 PM   #5
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It was too overcast here to see it.

Years ago, in San Diego, my mom and I were walking home from the store. We looked up and saw the BIGGEST moon we had ever seen. It was dark orange. The only size comparison I can give (and this is NOT an exaggeration) is that it was like a baseball-sized moon was suddenly a basketball-sized moon. It was the most beautiful moon I have ever seen, and I have never seen one even remotely close since then.

Wow, just describing that brought back such feelings all of the sudden! It was a special once in a lifetime "Mama and me" moment.
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Old 03-19-2011, 10:15 PM   #6
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Oh, it's dark out...I'm going to wander for a moment. If I get any good pictures I'll post them.
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It is so overcast here in South Dakota we can't even see the moon or any stars tonight. Our daughter(12) is very dissapointed. Thanks for the great pictures.
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I let the dog out a few minutes ago, and it was pretty. Just caught it, I think, because storm clouds are supposed to be coming in soon; right now it was just whisps of clouds, and very nice.
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Old 03-19-2011, 11:12 PM   #9
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Still no moon...the mountains are rather tall!
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I wish I had known earlier. I looked out the back window and there it was. I couldn't tell any difference in size, but it sure was bright.
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