The September full moon lit up the night sky this weekend and was a dazzling spectacle enjoyed by skywatchers around the world.
in september full moon It peaked on Saturday (September 10), but appeared fully lit to the casual observer on the days before and after the Moon’s show. again, Mid-Autumn Moon This full moon was closest to September, so in 2022 vernal equinox September 22nd marks the turn of the seasons on Earth.
“Many cultures hold festivals associated with the Mid-Autumn Festival,” wrote a NASA official. on Twitter (opens in new tab)“For example, people celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival share mooncakes.”
Getty photographers from all over the world captured the stunning scenery. 2022 Mid-Autumn Moonincluding images from New York City, Spain and Tokyo, Japan.
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New York City-based photographer Nicholas Isabella woke up early Saturday morning to capture the stunning view of the harvest moon.
“Mid-Autumn Moon over the Statue of Liberty this morning” Isabella on Twitter (opens in new tab) Early Saturday hours while sharing great photos. “It was worth getting up early for this.”
Mid-Autumn Moon setting over the Statue of Liberty this morning. This was worth getting up early for. pic.twitter.com/fI55XbIF5KSeptember 10, 2022
Veteran astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy of Florence, Arizona, expressed similar sentiments, even though he had to battle wet weather to observe. moon.
“A brief moment when the Harvest Moon appears before the clouds cover it all night,” McCarthy said. wrote on Instagram (opens in new tab)where he posts cosmic_background (opens in new tab), Saturday. “This full moon means a lot to me personally, so I’m glad I was able to capture it despite the heavy rain last night.”
In Seattle, photographer Sigma Sreedharan captures a stunning view of the harvest moon rising behind the City of Washington’s iconic Space Needle.
“This is a time-lapse video of the full moon rising next to the Space Needle in Seattle last night,” Sreedharan wrote. Twitter post (opens in new tab).
Here’s a time-lapse video of the #HarvestMoon rising next to the #SpaceNeedle in #Seattle last night. #wawx pic.twitter.com/LsxvBXrHL2September 10, 2022
Sreedharan said the wildfire smoke created a kind of natural filter during her photo session, resulting in a nice view of the moon directly behind the Space Needle.
Tonight’s #HarvestMoon rises behind #Seattle’s #SpaceNeedle. Smoke in the air created a natural filter, usually allowing harsh exposures. pic.twitter.com/YimYwOPCQLSeptember 10, 2022
In the UK, observers were ready to photograph the harvest moon overhead at another monument, Stonehenge.
The 2022 harvest full moon rose over Stonehenge last nightSeptember 10, 2022
Graceville, Minnesota had an equally spectacular sight, where ‘Granny with a Camera’ Carol Bauer captured stunning views of the full moon rising over the water and homes.
Graceville MN #harvestmoon @BobVanDillen @wxchanneldesk @JimCantore @JenCarfagno @StephanieAbrams @WeatherNation @spann @mark_tarello @Wx_Max @AgDayTV @Ginger_Zee @ian_leonard @FOX9 @kellycass #mnwx pic.twitter.com/KMtUSjcNqnSeptember 11, 2022
Spectacular! The full moon as seen from Graceville, Minnesota on Saturday. Photo credit: @carolbauer320 #Moon #Space pic.twitter.com/vysEKosjwwSeptember 11, 2022
In Cleave Hill, Gloucestershire, England, amateur astronomer and photographer Susan Snow saw the harvest moon rising over the horizon, dropping trees in silhouette along the way.
Full Moon rising behind #Cleeve Hill tonight 🌝 #Moonrise #HarvestMoon #FullMoon #FullHarvestMoon @CleeveCommon @GlosLiveOnline pic.twitter.com/bqxRmBBudTSeptember 10, 2022
Full Moon rising behind #Cleeve Hill tonight 🌝 #Moonrise #HarvestMoon #FullMoon #FullHarvestMoon @CleeveCommon @GlosLiveOnline pic.twitter.com/D1yKGX5uJZSeptember 11, 2022
With so many amazing views of this year’s Mid-Autumn Moon, it’s hard to pick a favorite. I found some really cool stuff.
Harvest full moon rising over @Ely_Cathedral tonight in Cambridgeshire. So happy with my capture😍🙏🏻🌝 #HarvestMoon #fullmoon pic.twitter.com/IcdnT77A0iSeptember 10, 2022
It was a clear night watching the 2022 Mid-Autumn Moon rise on the rolling prairie near my home in Southern Alberta. #HarvestMoon @twanight #FullMoon pic.twitter.com/Rrd9kyUEZJSeptember 10, 2022
Clouds are forecast for tomorrow, so I didn’t want to miss out on #Pittsburgh #HarvestStory. While not completely full (99.7% is enough), the skies over his PPG Place tonight still looked spectacular. A scene that never gets boring no matter how many times you shoot it. pic.twitter.com/35tMkLlzLYSeptember 10, 2022
The harvest moon rises behind the Claiborne Pell Bridge in Rhode Island. #HarvestMoon #Moon #timelapse #RhodeIsland pic.twitter.com/5AJ6NvAWXSSeptember 11, 2022
The September harvest moon set this morning in Parker County, Texas.September 11, 2022
A 99.7% full Harvest Moon (aka COOOOORN Moon!) rises behind the Wood Island Light Saving Station – taken from Newcastle, New Hampshire. Wildfire smoke rises high and is dark pink. #NHwx #StormHour pic.twitter.com/rY75cHta3jSeptember 10, 2022
#HarvestMoon rises above @TowerBridge lit in royal purple tonight pic.twitter.com/yd3V7yFQ9YSeptember 9, 2022
2022.9.10 📸 19:20 # Gifu Castle # Gifu Castle and the moon # Mid-Autumn Moon # Full Moon # HARVEST MOON # Harvest Moon pic.twitter.com/ebPmFWb1KLSeptember 10, 2022
If you’re looking for the gear to find your next full moon or planetary sight, check out our guide. best binoculars and the best telescope to suit your needs.If you want to take spectacular pictures of the moon, the best astrophotography camera When best lens for astrophotography Help you find what you need.You can also read our guide how to shoot the moon With camera for general tips.
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