25% off mugs, totes, and spiral notebooks. Use STRETCHFOR25

Crescent Moon and contrail

Greeting Cards

Size:
$2.80
zumi

Calgary, Canada

  • Product
    Info
  • Product
    Reviews
  • Available
    Products
    9
  • Artist
    Notes
  • Artwork Comments 2

Sizing Information

Small Greeting Card Large Greeting Card Postcard
4" x 6" 5" x 7.5" 4" x 6"

Features

  • 300gsm card with a satin finish
  • Supplied with kraft envelopes
  • Discount of 20% on every order of 8+ cards

Reviews

Wall Art

Home Decor

Bags

Stationery

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).

Artwork Comments

  • Keith Reesor
  • zumi
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.