Saguaro Moonset


The full moon sets behind a silhouetted saguaro in the Arizona desert.

This photograph was published in the June 2005 issue of Astronomy Magazine.

Date: November 27, 2004
Time: 7:13am MST
Location: Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona
Camera: Olympus OM-1 35mm SLR on fixed tripod
Film: Fuji Provia 100F slide
Focal length: 200 mm
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 1/60 second
Scanned with Nikon Coolscan LS-2000 (cropped)

Revised: April 30, 2005
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