štvrtok 16. augusta 2012

Biggest and brightest full moon


Tonight's full moon

will be the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. It offers anyone with clear skies an opportunity to identify easy-to-see features on the moon.
This being the first full moon of 2010, it is also known as the wolf moon, a moniker dating back to Native American culture and the notion that hungry wolves howled at the full moon on cold winter nights.
As a bonus, Mars will be just to the left of the moon tonight. Look for the reddish, star-like object.
Finally, be sure to get out and see the full moon as it rises, right around sunset. Along the horizon, the moon tends to seem even bigger. This is just an illusion.

viera7 wrote on Feb 11, '10
robbekop said
I like watching the sky -- but I prefer summertime , take care Viera
so do I Fred...or I like spring as well... Hugs and smiles...

robbekop wrote on Feb 1, '10
I like watching the sky -- but I prefer summertime , take care Viera

simplyregina wrote on Jan 30, '10
It was really stunning view of moon tonight
Thanks for sharing Viera
Enjoy your weekend and take care
Smile for you ~ Regina

firefysh wrote on Jan 30, '10
Thanks, Viera. I'll be out there howling. :-)

belita747 wrote on Jan 30, '10
When we experience the beauties of nature, we always learn about ourselves....

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