Feb. 10, 2017 Snow Moon

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A full moon in February is called a snow moon. Adding to the excitement  was a lunar eclipse – not an awesome total eclipse. but the moon passes through enough shadow (called the penumbra) to create a noticeable darkening on the left side – this photo is the peak.

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I spent some time looking for a foreground…

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but with a 500mm Mirror lens, the moon was not big enough for the depth of field to work…

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