March 2014, Full Moon: an image

Full Moon: 16 Mar. 2014

Full Moon: 16 Mar. 2014

While often neglected by astronomers because of its blinding light, the full Moon is always a wonderful sight.

Above is a two-frames mosaic, coming from two single shots, remotely taken with the PlaneWave 17 robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope. Because of the very bright Moon, a S iII filter was used to strongly reduce its luminosity.

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  1. don martin says:

    Love the picture the moon is fascinating

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