Silhouette on the Moon

Photographer
Matthew Neveu
Email
makneveu@gmail.com
Location of photo
Willis, Texas
Date/Time of photo
April 30, 2015 at 10:10 PM
Equipment
StarSeeker III 127mm Mak-Cass Telescope with HP Point-and-Shoot Camera
Description
I set the timer on the camera so I don't get a jiggle with my scope. This is the first of two shots through a 25mm eyepiece. This picture was photobombed by a commercial airliner.

2 thoughts on “Silhouette on the Moon

  1. Matthew-Neveu Post author

    What kind of plane is that? It doesn’t quite look like a commercial airline, at least, not from this particular angle. Anyone?

    1. Sporr

      I believe that you’ve captured a bird. Some years ago I was photographing the moon and captured an owl crossing in front of the moon, much like this photo.
      Scott

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