2016 Summer Solstice Full Moon: 20 June 2016

Summer Solstice Full Moon: 20 June 2016

Summer Solstice Full Moon: 20 June 2016

As we reported earlier today, This summer solstice is introduced by a Full Moon.  Last time it happened was in 1967. The image below shows the Moon while rising, as seen from Rome, Italy.

It is a single shot, taken with a Canon 7D mark II DSLR, equipped with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM, used at 200mm. Some trees are marginally visible.

The image below was exposed on the Moon directly, to show its features at its best; the same setup as above was used.

Summer Solstice Full Moon: lunar craters and seas

Summer Solstice Full Moon: lunar craters and seas

This photo © by Gianluca Masi. Cannot be used without permission

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