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March 19th Perigee Moon compared with Apogee moon of July 2009 (both at almost full. The March 19th apparition classed as a so called supermoon since perigee occurred within 1 hour of full moon. Hopefully this picture shows the differences in size between full moons at perigee and apogee.

All pictures taken with an Atik16HRC camera on a 80mm Apochromatic refractor at F3. Camera filtered with NDF and scope aperture stopped down to 15mm.

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Tuesday, May 31 2011 @ 11:21 PM EDT
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