Ancient temple and young Moon. | Chris Kotsiopoulos

Chris Kotsiopoulos
Location of photo
Athens, Greece
Date/Time of photo
27/3/2009 19:22 - 19:36 (UT +3)
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi 27/3/2009 19:22 - 19:36 (UT +3) Shutter Speed 0.5 sec Aperture Value 5.0 ISO 100 - 200 Lens Canon EF70-200mm f/4L USM Focal Length 200.0 mm
The 2500 year old Parthenon and the New Moon (just over a day old). Good seeing and transparency conditions contributed to success in capturing the thin crescent from inside the heavily light polluted city of Athens. The photo is a composition of six stacked shots taken at 12 minute intervals. Note that the Moon hides behind the temple and then partially reapers just before it dives below the horizon. The shot is taken from the top of the Panathinaiko ancient stadium.
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