Moon at Perigee and Apogee

Alex Conu
Location of photo
Bucharest, Romania
Date/Time of photo
November 28th, 2012
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Lens: Skywatcher 70mm Exposure: 37 x 1/60 Aperture: 12.8 ISO: 100
After the press hysteria with the Super Moon, everybody went silent regarding the Micro Moon. You can't notice the difference with the naked eye. But, when put side by side, the perigee Full Moon is obviously bigger.
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.