The last full moon of 2016

Photographed a couple of weeks ago… Much was said about the supermoon in November 2016 but there was a supermoon in December 2016 as well which went by relatively unnoticed. I was out there testing my new m.Zuiko lens and was fortunate to capture this shot (unedited in any way except for cropping). This NASA…

Supermoon Rising

I must be the laziest supermoon photographer ever- I got these shots from my window!

One Supermoon Coming Up

The moon almost looks full but if you look carefully there’s a super thin sliver that’s missing on the left side.

Hunter’s Moon Tonight

The moon is my muse- my apologies for the long absence- I promise to be back soon! In the meantime enjoy the hunter’s moon which was visible from my window earlier this evening! The moon took a bright orange tinge because it was very close to the horizon.

Triple Moon

No moon this morning! Only clouds šŸ˜¦

Earthshine, Saturn and Antares

This morning I was rewarded with brilliantly clear skies just before sunrise. This was surprising as we’ve been having a few hazy days here in Chennai, India. A crescent waning moon stood together in an almost straight line with Saturn and then with theĀ massive red giant Antares- the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius (incidentally…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle, Moonrise over Jerash

We had spent a long day going through the ancient city of Jerash and admiring the Roman ruins in the town. We were having our meal at a restaurant that overlooked one of the hills of the town. Suddenly the moon rose up from behind the hill (my sister was the one who spotted it…

Dramatic Sky and a Moon Speck

I was standing by the beach yesterday and waiting for the sun to do something dramatic. But the clouds were too thick and the sun refused to cooperate. And then suddenly some of the clouds parted and I got a glimpse of the waning gibbous moon. It was just a speck and it was there…

Waxing Gibbous Moon & Jupiter

If you had looked at the Eastern Sky these last few days you would have noticed that the Moon and Jupiter were hanging out together. I thought the pair deserved a photo shoot after the last one of the Moon, Venus and Mars a while ago.Ā  It was a challenge getting the moon and Jupiter…