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The moon rises in partly cloudy skies over the city of Denver, photographed from Green Mountain. Yes, this is a real photo of the moon rising. It is not a composite. This image is from the in-camera jpeg. The red color is due to the thin clouds, much like a sunrise or sunset. The moon appears so large because it was taken with a telephoto lens, and the city was several miles away.
Technical: Canon 1D Mark II 8-megapixel camera, Canon 500 mm f/4 L IS lens at f/4.5 0.6 second at ISO 400, meter -1.7 stops, mirror lockup.
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Keywords to this image = astrophoto-1 moon night low-light city Denver colorado
Image ID: moonrise.over.denver.11.16.2008.JZ3F9586.b-800.jpg
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Last updated November 17, 2019