Astrophoto: Crescent Moon Crossing

Article written: 21 Sep , 2012
Updated: 23 Dec , 2015

Astrophotographer Ken Lord caught an airplane crossing in front of a setting crescent Moon in British Columbia, Canada. Credit: Ken Lord

The things you can see out your door! On a previous image in this sequence, Ken Lord from British Columbia, Canada said he stuck his head out the door and happened to see a great view of the setting crescent Moon, so he ran and got his camera, took a few shots, and then managed to capture an airplane crossing directly in front of the beautiful crescent. Ken notes the mountains on the horizon are on Vancouver Island.

He used a Canon T1i, 170mm, 0.8 second exposure, ISO3200, F5.6. See more of Ken’s images at his Flickr page.

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2 Responses

  1. Ken Lord says

    Big spike of Flickr hits for me today ~900 views, thank you UniverseToday 🙂

  2. Ken Lord says

    … make that 1400 views

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