Astrophoto: Special Delivery to the Moon

by Nancy Atkinson on April 29, 2014

Airbus A300 B4-622R from London to Paris  -- and to the Moon?  -- on April 5, 2014. Credit and copyright: Sebastien Lebrigand.

Airbus A300 B4-622R from London to Paris — and to the Moon? — on April 5, 2014. Credit and copyright: Sebastien Lebrigand.

Fly me — or my package — to the Moon? “Anything is possible!” said astrophotographer Sebastien Lebrigand, via email to Universe Today. Lebrigand lives along the flight path to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and regularly takes images of planes flying in front of the Moon, (see another of his shots here), but he’s thinking this might be his best one yet.

He used a 102/660 mm refractor telescope with a Canon EOS60d camera to capture this shot.

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Nancy Atkinson is Universe Today's Senior Editor. She also works with Astronomy Cast, and is a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

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