Moon

This full harvest moon was accompanied last night by an "unusually bright" shooting star that lit up the midnight skies over southwestern Iceland last night. Here you can see it for yourselves.

7 comments:

9uy said...

Recently a friend lend me a telescope to watch the moon. Unfortunately it's been snowing since, no moon in Olafsvik yet.
Beautiful picture!

Lennart said...

Which proves that 中秋節, the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, which is observed when the moon is full in October, can be celebrated even in Iceland.

Btw, passed 10 000 meters above Iceland on my way to Sweden on Monday.

Aaron Jensen said...

Beautiful photo. I just got interested in Iceland from an article I read. What are the fork-like tridents in the foreground?

Maria Alva Roff said...

Aaron: the forks are from the Sólfarið sculpture down by the waterside in Reykjavik. Here's a cool link to view some amazing photos of the piece: http://www.flickr.com/groups/icelanders/discuss/72157594348469818/

Guy: maybe next month!

Lennart: that's pretty close, but not close enough :)

Rose said...

I love that sculpture so much ...

Liz.Photo said...

Great photographs all the posts, but really like this one.

iddeau said...

Hola, saludos y besos desde Ferrol- La Coruña (Spain)

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