Micro Moon or Beaver Moon (astronomy sky nighttime ). Photo by KSMc
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Micro Moon or Beaver Moon

Uploaded by: KSMc

Wednesday November 28, 2012

Ann Arbor, MI (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Back in May we had the Super Moon. Last night we had the Micro Moon, according to Astronomy Picture of the Day, this was the smallest moon of 2012. The moon was full just four hours before apogee, the furthest from earth in its orbit. According to the Farmers Almanac this was also November's full Moon was called the Beaver Moon because it was the time to set traps, before the waters froze over. This Moon was also called the Full Frost Moon.

Manufacturer: FUJIFILM

Model: FinePix HS10 HS11

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.7.1

Exposure Time: 1/400 sec.

FNumber: f/6.4

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 200

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Components Configuration: - - - Y

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 4.00

Shutter speed: 8.60 EV (APEX: 19, 1/388 sec.)

Aperture: 5.40 EV (f/6.5)

Brightness: 5.40 EV (144.67 cd/m^2)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)

Metering Mode: Spot

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 126.0 mm

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 1280

PixelYDimension: 960

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 6129.00

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 6129.00

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Centimeter

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

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5. KSMc
12:05 AM GMT on December 01, 2012
Thanks you Katy and Gil - I appreciate your wonderful comments. When I was setting up some thin clouds moved in, then by the time I was ready for this image everything cleared up.
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4. gilg72
9:26 PM GMT on November 30, 2012
A great & Fantastic Moon shot Keith.
Congratulations on this AC!
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3. katy99780
8:45 PM GMT on November 30, 2012
Beautifully sharp and crisp Keith! Better than many of the 'closer' shots!
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2. KSMc
8:31 PM GMT on November 29, 2012
Thank you, Baskitten.

Quoting Biskitten:
Super capture!
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1. Biskitten
7:45 PM GMT on November 29, 2012
Super capture!
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I am getting settled in Ann Arbor and am enjoying exploring southeast Michigan and sharing some of my photos. Now I have a new camera that I am trying to learn as well as learn to take better photographs. Wunderground is a great opportunity to see great pictures and learn from the rest of you. I always enjoy seeing all the beautiful photo from around the world.Create your own visitor map!

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