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Tonight's Orange Moon

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by 480sparky, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. 480sparky

    Jun 22, 2014
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    Yes. Orange.

    This is not a trick photo. This is the actual color of the moon tonight over the upper Midwest due to smoke high in the atmosphere from the wildfires in western Canada.

  2. IflyinWY

    Sep 12, 2014
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    Where the deer and the antelope play
    Clear and bright here in Northeast Wyoming tonight, at 9:18 PM. I think I'll go sit in the hot tub and watch it for awhile.

    Thanks for sharing the picture, it's great.

    So, 5 hours later, I can report the moon has had a corona ever since the sky has gone dark. There is a bit of an orange tinge to it, but nothing like what you are seeing.
    #2 IflyinWY, Jun 29, 2015
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2015
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