Crescent Moon and contrail

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Small (23.2" x 14.1")

$15.88
zumi

Calgary, Canada

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Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 14.1"
Medium 33.1" x 20.1"
Large 46.9" x 28.4"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

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Artist's Description

While shooting the very young crescent Moon and the comet C/2011 L4 a plane flew right in front of the Moon and right at that moment I took the shot without realising that the plane just flew by. What a coincidence.
Also, notice the beautiful Earthshine. What a wonderful sight.

Leonardo Da Vinci explained the phenomenon nearly 500 years ago. He realized that both Earth and the Moon reflect sunlight. But when the Sun sets anywhere on the Earth-facining side of the Moon (this happens every 29.5 Earth-days) the landscape remains lit — illuminated by sunlight reflected from our own planet. Astronomers call it Earthshine. It’s also known as the Moon’s “ashen glow” or “the old Moon in the New Moon’s arms.” (http://science.nasa.gov)

Taken near Bragg Creek in the Kananaskis Country in Alberta (Canada).

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  • Keith Reesor
  • zumi
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