“Full Moon Pacific Blanket” by California photographer Gary Yost features haunting time-lapse video of thick fog as it rolls over the city lights and mountains of San Francisco, shot under the glow of a supermoon. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
I had been watching the 1970s TV show “Space 1999” as well as my “Star Wars” DVD set, and it was as if these pictures came right out of the television - exploding stars and planets, supernovas, the moon drifting through clouds of interplanetary cosmic dust and gas in space.
As the bombs go silent in Gaza during another 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, 19-year-old Dalia Alnajjar ventures out to meet some families living in a crowded make-shift shelter.
Brooklyn Benjestorf Mountainscapes from the Main Stage The Summer Meltdown Festival, set in scenic Darrington, Washington, is underrated. A fraction of the size of Sasquatch, the lineup alone is reason enough to get out into the wilderness for a weekend of blistering heat, majestic mountain views, and dance parties that stretch till dawn. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual best-of-summer meteor shower peaks late Tuesday and into the wee hours Wednesday morning.
The Perseid meteor shower may not have even peaked yet, at least that’s what some astronomers believe. Space.com shows that peak activity will take place late on Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning and that the supermoon could play a factor in the viewing of the celestial fireworks this week. At this time 30 to
The best thing about supermoon hype is that it's an excellent excuse to go outside and stargaze. What are you favourite photographs from last night's peak-moon moment? Read more...
Oh, and what the hell makes it super, anyways?
There?s something about moons and photographers. So when supermoons appear, it tends to bring out the best of them from all over the world, scoping out the best location to make a dramatic photograph. A supermoon occurs when the moon, which orbits Earth in a slightly elliptical trajectory, is at the absolute closest it can get while also being full. Show More Summary
Just as the August "supermoon" was getting ready to rise on Sunday night, Fox Hill Farm sent out a chilling tweet. It said simply: "Bal a Bali fighting laminitis". The Brazilian champion racehorse Bal a Bali was recently purchased by...Show More Summary
Sunday's supermoon was the biggest and brightest seen in 20 years, according to NASA
We’re due to get one more “blood moon” occurrence later this year but last night we were treated to a lunar phenomenon that doesn’t look quite so apocalyptic. The so-called “supermoon,” which occurs when the moon comes closest to the...Show More Summary
Photographers around the world ventured outside Sunday (Aug. 10) to snap photos of the bright, full "supermoon" rising in the night sky. August's full moon — called a supermoon because it is occurred when the moon was closest to Earth...Show More Summary
The biggest, brightest and most hashtagged full moon of 2014 dazzled sky watchers around the world on Sunday night.
Supermoon, wildlife crime and a fox in a ceiling.
August's supermoon, or perigee moon, is the closest the moon will come to Earth this year
Real talk: The moon this weekend was just out of control. It was the biggest, brightest full moon of the year, and it took over the night sky. This supermoon, which was 14% bigger and 30% brighter, was visible from all over the world. Show More Summary
A supermoon is a lunar phenomenon where the moon reaches a point in its orbit where it is closest to the Earth, where it appears bigger and brighter. The next one will occur on September 9 and will be last one for the year. This particular supermoon is also to occur alongside the Perseid meteor showers. After this, the next supermoon won't occur until next year.
If you peered up at the sky last night, you likely witnessed a " supermoon "—a stunning view of the moon offered when it's orbiting nearest the Earth, the AP notes. It was the second of three this year; if you missed it, you can catch a similar view on Sept....
Last night was the biggest and brightest full moon of 2014, and, boy, was it a beauty! [ more › ]