Simple and beautiful.

Seen on APOD, please enjoy this stunning act of simple observation.

Full Moon Silhouettes

Video Credit & Copyright: Mark Gee; Music: Tenderness (Dan Phillipson)

From APOD’s description:

One impressive moonrise was imaged two nights ago over Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. With detailed planning, an industrious astrophotographer placed a camera about two kilometers away and pointed it across the lookout to where the Moon would surely soon be making its nightly debut. The above single shot sequence is unedited and shown in real time — it is not a time lapse. People on Mount Victoria Lookout can be seen in silhouette themselves admiring the dawn of Earth’s largest satellite.

 

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