Sep 28
When a full moon happens at the time when the Moon is on perigee on is orbit around Earth i.e. its closest point, the Moon appears 15% larger than at the farest point we call it Supermoon. Not so often we have a lunar eclipse occurring then. So it was early in the morning at 04:11 local time when totallity began this morning. Wonderful calm weather made observation to be a joy. So I was able to take a lot of images of this event and some of them I present on this site HERE. Short time before the totallity phase ended, strong fog came in from the waters of the Baltic Sea which made the moon disappearing behind clouds.

Posted by Christoph Petermann


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