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Old Dec 28, 2010, 12:07 AM   #1
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Default A Stitch in Time: Summer solstice

This year the full moon of the summer solstice coincided with a lunar eclipse. The first three of these pics were taken looking north-east from my front yard and the fourth from the backyard (had to clear the tall tree in the neighbour's front yard).

#1 the golden hour (6:37 pm Eastern Standard Time - real time, not daylight saving)
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#2 reflected sunset (6:56 pm)
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#3 moon rise & eclipse (7:39 pm - later than it should have been because of the heavier cloud on the horizon)
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#4 full moon (8:11 pm - after it cleared the neighbour's tree)
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Hope this qualifies as meeting the challenge.


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Old Dec 28, 2010, 5:22 AM   #2
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wonderful shots. The moon is quite brilliant. Thanks for sharing!
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Old Dec 28, 2010, 7:14 AM   #3
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Bernice...very nicely done...the moon shots are fabulous!
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