The “Blue” Moon: 31 Aug. 2012

The "blue" Moon: 31 Aug. 2012
The “blue” Moon: 31 Aug. 2012

The Moon is the only known natural satellite of our planet. With its distance of less than 400.000 km from the Earth, it is also the first step when climbing the cosmic ladder and leaving for a space journey. It is a obvious presence in the night sky, but still an amazing view every time you look at it. Here it is the 31 Aug. 2012 “blue” Moon (phase: 99.8%).

This image was captured with a Canon 200/2.8 ED lens by Gianluca Masi.

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