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Supermoon Photography at Wreck Beach · Monday, November 14th

Warning: This is an old trip - it already happened

Warning: This is a tentative trip : Gaging interest in this event, and possibly cancellation due to weather.

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Organized by: Sebastian Wittekindt.

Start: Monday, Nov. 14th, 7:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Wreck Beach Central


A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. While this might sound cool, the size difference to the human eye is only about 15% to its smallest form, so don't be disappointed when it doesn't blot out the sky. However, coupled with (hopefully) good weather, this can make for some very interesting astrophotography as the interference from the atmosphere is at its minimum. If this sounds like your thing or you just like chilling at the beach surrounded by tripods then come on out! 

In terms of gear, having your own is obviously preferred, though there are many camera shops around Vancouver as well as the UBC Photography Society that do gear rentals.

I'll be more than happy to teach any interested photographers/stargazers!

Posted: 2016-10-24 23:33:54
Last modified: 2016-10-24 23:36:49