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Moon.  12 August 2014.  70-300vr Astronomy Moon
Aug 12, 2014
  Moon, Astronomy, 70-300vr  
Blood moon.  28 September 2015.  70-300vr Astronomy Moon
Sep 28, 2015
  Moon, Astronomy, 70-300vr  
Moon.  1 February 2018.  70-300vr Astronomy Moon
Feb 1, 2018
  Moon, Astronomy, 70-300vr  
Blood moon.  21 January 2019.  Astronomy Moon
Jan 21, 2019
  Astronomy, Moon  
 
 
 
Moon  12 August 2014  70-300vr  Astronomy  Moon 
 
 
 

The weekend's clear night skies provided a good view of the moon. Watching the moon zoomed-in in live-view brings home the fact that it's a moving object, so a fast shutter helps. Both were taken on a tripod with a 70-300 vr, spot metering, and both, of course, were heavily cropped in post processing.

The half moon was shot at 220 mm, f/7.1, 1/320 sec; the full moon at 240 mm, f/7.1, and 1/1600 sec.

 
 
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Blood moon  28 September 2015  70-300vr  Astronomy  Moon 
 
 
 

Moon shots taken last night. The first is a cropped shot of the moon in the Earth's penumbra. The second shot is the un-cropped version of the first. The third shows the moon moving out of the penumbra.

 
 
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Moon  1 February 2018  70-300vr  Astronomy  Moon 
 
 
 

Here is a substitute for the recent blue moon which was not visible through the overcast and frequently-raining skies.

 
 
 
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Blood moon  21 January 2019  Astronomy  Moon 
 
 
 
The infamous blood moon taken with the Fuji. Looks pretty similar to the Nikon version.

 
 
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