Results 1 to 15 of 25

Thread: The Moon... It rises and sets

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Registered User torags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    SF Bay Area
    Posts
    918

    The Moon... It rises and sets

    I love sun rises/sets. The moon also rises and sets, most don't even think of it.

    The moon rises and sets differ dramatically from the time of the sun. The moon works off the full moon cycle and the set for example may vary an hour or two from the night before.

    Camera captures are only a couple of times a month and in foggy SF; only a few times a year. Short winter days allow for more captures.

    Now I prefer the moon because you can capture its texture. I start the thread with a few:

    The first is a sunset in the afternoon, the second a moonset in the morning both shot to the west of my balcony





    The moon , like the sun moves across the horizon during the year.Noisy, but what the hell...

    Rags
    04 R1150RS, 07 HD XR883R
    IBA #17225

  2. #2
    BMW MOA co-founder bmwdean's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    Posts
    1,000
    Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon in the morning.
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Jeff Dean - Tucson, Arizona - BMW MOA Co-founder (1972)
    http://bmwdean.com/r1200rt.htm -- Friend of the Marque
    MSF Chief Instructor (1994) - Over 500,000 BMW miles (805,000 km)
    2007 R1200RT, 2014 R1200RT, R25/3, R51/3, R67/3, R68, R60/2 (x3), R69S, & R100GS

  3. #3
    SNC1923
    Guest
    Rags and Jeff,

    These are really nice shots. I shot these over Monument Valley and couple of years back with a Nikon Coolpix 5700. Cropping involved in image 2.




  4. #4
    Registered User torags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    SF Bay Area
    Posts
    918
    An old faithful

    Rags
    04 R1150RS, 07 HD XR883R
    IBA #17225

  5. #5
    BMW MOA co-founder bmwdean's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    Posts
    1,000
    We have all seen the "front side" of the moon. Thanks to NASA, we can all now see the "back side" of the moon:

    Jeff Dean - Tucson, Arizona - BMW MOA Co-founder (1972)
    http://bmwdean.com/r1200rt.htm -- Friend of the Marque
    MSF Chief Instructor (1994) - Over 500,000 BMW miles (805,000 km)
    2007 R1200RT, 2014 R1200RT, R25/3, R51/3, R67/3, R68, R60/2 (x3), R69S, & R100GS

  6. #6
    Registered User torags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    SF Bay Area
    Posts
    918
    Setting Moon

    Rags
    04 R1150RS, 07 HD XR883R
    IBA #17225

  7. #7
    Registered User Bimmer6447's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Posts
    21

    Budda Moons 2012

    For something slightly less technical and a lot less serious....
    I have to say the far side of the moon was great--had not seen that before.
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Chris

  8. #8
    "Running Out The Clock" grafikfeat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    WA State
    Posts
    5,432
    Feh.

    Pink Floyd covered it in 1973.

    "Stupidity, if left untreated, is self-correcting."

  9. #9
    advrider.com
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    3,192
    All that you touch
    All that you see
    All that you taste
    All you feel.
    All that you love
    All that you hate
    All you distrust
    All you save.
    All that you give
    All that you deal
    All that you buy,
    beg, borrow or steal.
    All you create
    All you destroy
    All that you do
    All that you say.
    All that you eat
    And everyone you meet
    All that you slight
    And everyone you fight.
    All that is now
    All that is gone
    All that's to come
    and everything under the sun is in tune
    but the sun is eclipsed by the moon.


    ...

    I think by about .0001 seconds in, my radio is cranked as loud as possible. I love that album! In fact, it's about time to listen to it again..

  10. #10
    "Running Out The Clock" grafikfeat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    WA State
    Posts
    5,432
    If you can see it... The moon is gone.
    "Stupidity, if left untreated, is self-correcting."

  11. #11
    sMiling Voni's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    53 sMiles south of Alpine, TX USA
    Posts
    4,533
    Quote Originally Posted by GrafikFeat View Post
    If you can see it... The moon is gone.
    But even when "gone" it's coppery RED



    Here it comes back . . .



    Voni
    sMiling
    http://www.bigbend.net/users/glaves/
    Live fully. Laugh deeply. Love widely.
    BMW MOA Ambassador / FOM / Roving Forum Moderator/
    Selected Friends of Wile E Coyote/ A Million BMW sMiles

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •