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Observation by Sheridan: Lunar apogee-perigee

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Sheridan

Observer

Sheridan

Observed

2009 Nov 08 - 23:24

Uploaded

2016 Nov 01 - 10:25

Objects

The Moon

Equipment
  • William Optics 66mm refractor
  • Canon EOS 450D
Exposure

1/200s, ISO200

Location

Near Milton Keynes

Target name

Moon

Title

Lunar apogee-perigee

About this image

Just to show the difference in the apparent size of the Moon when closest and furthest from the Earth. This helps clarify why some solar eclipses are annular and some total.

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