First time Full Moon has coincided with Christmas Day since 1977

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by roundball, Dec 25, 2015.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    1st time in 38 years (since 1977) that the Full Moon has coincided with Christmas day.
    Didn’t look like I was even going to be able to see the moon much less shoot it with all our days of constant rain & heavy clouds / overcast.
    But at 7:00pm tonight, I noticed the rain tapering off, the overcast separated, and to my complete surprise the moon appeared in the opening right overhead.
    I was able to run out, set up and shoot it from my driveway !!
    Won’t happen again in my lifetime.
    Canon FDn 300/4.0L + Canon FD 2x-A Tele-Extender, NEX-7

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