One other Form of “Blue” Moon

May 21, 2019 - Comment

Photographer Jon Greif Electronic mail greif.jon@gmail.com Location of photograph La Jolla, CA, USA Date/Time of photograph Might 17, 2019, at 10:00 pm PDT Tools Astro-Tech AT72EDII refractor, Ioptron Sky Guider Professional Mount, Canon Eos 760D digicam. Description Tonight’s (and tomorrow night time’s) “Blue” Full Moon. It is referred to as blue, not as a result


Photographer

Jon Greif

Electronic mail

greif.jon@gmail.com

Location of photograph

La Jolla, CA, USA

Date/Time of photograph

Might 17, 2019, at 10:00 pm PDT

Tools

Astro-Tech AT72EDII refractor, Ioptron Sky Guider Professional Mount, Canon Eos 760D digicam.

Description

Tonight’s (and tomorrow night time’s) “Blue” Full Moon. It is referred to as blue, not as a result of it is the second full moon within the month (it is not), however as a result of it’s the third of 4 full moons in a season. All you ever wished to learn about Blue Moons is right here: https://earthsky.org/astronomy-e…/when-is-the-next-blue-moon. Picture by way of a 72 mm refracting telescope, and somewhat “bluish” coloring added by me in post-processing.

Web site

https://www.skyandtelescope.com/creator/jgreif/

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Jon Greif

About Jon Greif

Retired most cancers surgeon. Enjoys golf and astronomy.



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