Image of the day

From the
ATWB Customer Gallery

Saturn

My Account

New to Astromart?

Register an account...

Need Help?

The BIG Moon

Started by Rod Kaufman, 12/12/2008 10:12AM
Posted 12/12/2008 10:12AM Opening Post
Tonight's full moon, biggest since '93:
http://www.sltrib.com/ci_11199195?source=rv
Posted 12/12/2008 05:52PM #1
Thanks Rod, No matter what we always get the clouds! Saving to rent the next space telescope wink

FluffyDuck observatory
Celestron 8N/CG5 NON GOTO
Canon 20D, Neximage,MX516
Losmandy G11 GOTO
Posted 12/12/2008 07:50PM #2
A few years back, I wrote a piece for our newsletter. It explains, rather whimsically, why the moon looks larger at times.

You can find it at:

http://www.alexastro.com/Alex%20Home%20Page/Articles/Whythemoonisbig.pdf

There are some other interesting things on my website.

http://www.alexastro.com/

Alex