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 Post subject: Sunday night. It's the "Super Moon!"
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Saw the first stages of what is to come later this evening.... photo taken today at 07h17 this morning as the moon was setting behind Lions Head, in Cape Town.

Unfortunately I only have a point and shoot camera. :(

This made me think that all our 'mites with super special cameras could perhaps showcase their magnificent photos taken this evening here, for the enjoyment of us all. :D

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Beautiful photo of a beautiful moon Trrp


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Lovely pic!

Will try get a pic this evening too :thumbs_up:

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Thanks for the info Trrrp!!! :clap: :clap:

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will try and capture the moon...... :cam:

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Unfortunately it looks like the cloudy weather you moantain goats sent us will scupper any chance of seeing the moon tonight ! :evil:

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DB ....hope you managed to take a pic. :wink:

Looking forward to see all :cam: taken by everyone!!! :dance:

Tried to take one as it appeared over the Hottentots Holland Mountains ...Unfortunately had to take it through the glass in our passage :wall: which made it blurry!!!....But it was a beautiful sight none the less. :)

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:clap: Trrp-trrrrrrrr !
Cloudy here, but can see that this is a Super Moon 8)

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:redface: no pic. But thanks to you Tr-trp :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Thanks Trrp, I was watching as it peeped over the HH mountains - really looked huge :D

Thank you for taking the pic :clap: :clap:

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It's very cloudy here so I haven't been able to see all of the supermoon, saw a small bit thru an opening in the clouds earlier, it certainly is bright

Thank you Trrp for the lovely pic of it :gflower:

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I did go and have a good look at the moon :D

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I did go and have a good look at the moon :D


Glad you saw it DB :dance: :dance:

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It was really amazing to see how the colour changed from the orange the higher it rose, to become normal once again.

@ Thanks Stampie :gflower: the Moon was just so beautiful this morning. :)

@ DB... Glad you got to at least have a good look at it. :dance:

@ Val ...Only a pleasure :thumbs_up:

@ Vinkie...And so you did ..Nossob delivered. :clap: 8)

@ bushguy...Hope there was an opportunity for you to see it. :|

@ Matthys...Sorry you had cloudy weather your side..It was really lovely to see. :dance:

@ Billy....It was huge and glad you also managed to see it. :dance:...My pleasure Billy :thumbs_up:

@ Carol... Thanks. :gflower: ..sorry you only managed to get a glimpse. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Sunday night. It's the "Super Moon!"
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Trrp-trrrrrrrr, well spotted as I was not aware until I arrived back home from a sunset shoot of Table Mountain from the Tygerberg Nature Reserve. As I was shooting some wonderful sunsets from the hill, a visitor called me to come and have a look at the moon rising over the Hottentot Holland Mountains.

After arriving back home, SO told me that it is Super Moon tonight and was I so glad that I managed to enjoy it and managed to get a few pics. :dance:

WOW was that amazing. Here are two pics of the bunch. Just a pity I did not have my tripod with me to get some decent close-ups.
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