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Blue Moon

By fentiger    
This full moon was photographed on the 31st August 2012 and as it was the second full moon in the month it is known as a Blue Moon. The next time that there will be a Blue Moon will be the 31st July 2015 following the first full moon in that month on the 2nd July 2015. I suppose this phenomenon gives rise to the saying "Once in a Blue Moon"

As you can see it is not actually blue Smile


Tags: Sky Full moon Silhoutte Landscape and travel

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Comments


14 Sep 2012 7:59AM
Excellent capture Albert, like it,
Fred.

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14 Sep 2012 8:24AM
Interesting facts and a stunning image!
Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2012 8:27AM
Excellent! The strong hard silhouettes make a good base line.
Moira
14 Sep 2012 8:32AM
Beautiful.........GrinGrinGrin
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2012 8:39AM
Well you learn something every day - and this is the first new thing for me today SmileSmile
Lovely capture Albert - and book that date !!!
Helen
that's something worth knowing. I love the silhouette and the lighting in the sky.
Tibetan 3 3 England
14 Sep 2012 9:16AM
This is an excellent photo, I love the colours not only of the moon but the sky as well, the blackness of the silhouetted buildings, one third two thirds principal works well here very well, nicely balanced good proportions love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
EAS Plus
6 1 13 Scotland
14 Sep 2012 9:17AM

Quote:That's something worth knowing. I love the silhouette and the lighting in the sky.
Ditto!

Ann
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
14 Sep 2012 9:33AM
Beautiful.
Ronnie.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
14 Sep 2012 9:40AM
Strong shaped silhouettes, lovely sky colour and a great moon, Albert.

Dave
14 Sep 2012 10:04AM
excellent image .... a once in a blue moon image..Wink
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
14 Sep 2012 12:58PM
Blue? but what a wonderful moon scape!
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
14 Sep 2012 2:43PM
A superb capture, Albert. Carol
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2012 3:02PM
Wonderful capture, I've put the 31st July 2015 in my thinks to look out for list... Grin Thank you for the write up. IB
netta1234 Plus
3 291 2 Wales
14 Sep 2012 5:37PM
Excellent image
NettaSmile
exposure Plus
11 3.2k England
14 Sep 2012 6:27PM
A lovely image & information Albert.
Pauline.
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
14 Sep 2012 10:52PM
not actually blue but still a cracker Albert. I just love the outline of the foreground.
That was lucky, Albert!!!!!! Another 3 years to go for the next one????????? I don't know if I will open my eyes, tomorrowTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue!!!!!!! By the way, beautiful image!!!!! AniaWink
16 Sep 2012 4:06PM
beautiful capture!
haven't seen it, actually... Sad
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
17 Sep 2012 7:06AM
Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented.

Albert

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