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.
This photo © by Gianluca Masi. Cannot be used without permission
Support The Virtual Telescope Project!
Support us! Please, donate and receive unique, LIMITED EDITION set of images of potentially hazardous asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1, images of the International Space Station above Rome and more, specifically made for supporters like you!
donate now (you can adjust the amount later)