Optics: Tamron 300mm
Mount: Ordinary Tripod.
Camera: Canon 500D modified w/ Astrodon UV/IR block filter.
Calibration: ISO 1600, F/5.6, 0.8sec.
Location: Zyzzx Road, Arizona - Dark Sky Tour August 2012
Notes: This thumbnail moon was captured en route to the deserts of the southwest. Zzyzx Rd. has been a good place to stretch the legs and check out the dark skies upon entering Arizona. Here, the moon is shown partially lit by light which is reflected from other places on Earth.