Next Full Moon: Sun 22nd-Aug-2021
Next New Moon:Sun 8th-Aug-2021
Current Moon cycle is 22 days old
The Moon was formed ~4.5 billion years ago.
High and Low tides are caused by the Moon's gravitational pull.
The Moon orbits the Earth every 27.3 days.
As sunlight hits the moon's surface, temperatures can reach 260°F (127°C).
On the dark side of the moon, temperatures can drop to -280°F (-173°C).
Always use a Tripod
Use a Zoom Lens
Exposure time is generally shorter than you think, the moon is bright!
Avoid ambient light
Use a remote or timed shutter release
Always shoot in RAW for post processing
Earth–Moon–Earth communication (
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