Olympia Moonrise

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Image Credit & Copyright: Paul Gicewicz.

I love these, low on the horizon; widefield Moon images. When you see celestial bodies such as the Moon with trees, buildings or landscapes imprinted over them as it rises or sets from behind them it gives you an awesome perspective as to as few important things to include their size.

This image was captured by Paul Gicewicz in Olympia Washington and here we can see as the Moon clears the treetops that even as distant as it is, our partner in the night still dwarfs our landscape. If you ever have the opportunity to watch the Moon rise or set (or Sun, but the Moon is safer to observe) do so because a couple things will become apparent.

The first thing that will come to mind is “wow” because it truly is an inspirational sight. That massive (5x more massive than Pluto by…

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