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A view of the moon from Mauna Kea

The moon as seen from the Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (click on image for larger view) Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

The moon as seen from the Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (click on image for larger view) Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7


By Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

This photograph of the moon is a composite of several photographs taken Tuesday (June 14) from the Visitor Information Station at the 9,200 foot level elevation of Mauna Kea. The composite of several photos was used to increase the range of viewable tones in the image. Click on the moon above for a larger view.

Tonight is a full moon and in some parts of the world a lunar eclipse was visible, unfortunately you could not in see it in Hawaii or North America.

(Technical details about the image: Shot with a Canon 60D, Canon 300mm 2.8L doubled with a Canon 2x teleconverter to 600mm. Shot at ISO200, f/10 at various shutter speeds. HDR photograph composited in Photoshop.)

One Response to “A view of the moon from Mauna Kea”

  1. Leilehua says:

    Beautiful! Mahalo to Baron & Hawai`i 24/7!

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