Perigee Moon

Last night, if the skies were clear, you might have seen the largest appearing full moon in twenty years. The moon’s orbit is not circular, and this was the closest a full moon has been to the earth since 1993.

Star trail photo

Star trail photo comprised of 137 photos merged using the stacking program startrails. Each shot taken with a Nikon D90 with a NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8 lens. Taken at f/1.8, ISO 200, 39 second exposures (one second in between each shot).

Why it’s a fail trail

Detail photo with exposure gaps on a star trail.