Posted on June 19, 2009
Posted by John Scalzi
Taken five years ago today:
“Juneteenth moon,” I called it.
It’s pretty! Must be nice to be able to see a sunset without buildings and such in the way… Prolly see the stars clearly too!
Forgot it was Juneteenth, the best of all possible days of commemoration (particularly when I was stuck surrounded by Texas, for a while). Lovely shot.
Very nice shot. Amazing, actually.
And there’s people-things in between here and there, on the way there, again. For the first time in years.
Go go Gadget LCROSS. Pretty sunset sendoff!
Mmmm, beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us.
Great shot, I love taking pics like that of clouds and stuff as well.
Really like the shot.
It was such a perfect size I made it my iPhone wallpaper. Because I’m crap at taking pictures, much less of the skies….
Woo hoo! Another Scalzi sunset to add to my wallpaper collection!
I thought I saw a star for a second, but it was just a dab of irate, rabid Republican spittle. My fault.
I do adore it when the dark side of the Moon is visible. It really slams home that it’s a sphere of rock and micellanous Stuff hanging out there a quarter-million miles away.
Hanging in the sky, in fact, just the same way bricks don’t.
I’ll take a moment to say “Godspeed little robots” to LRO and LCROSS, who’re swimming that dark void right now, looking for a nice spot for us to eventually build Luna City on. Maybe most of us will even live long enough to retire there.
Oh, stop looking at me like that. I’ve been posting here long enough for you to all know I’ve got my head both in the clouds and up my own bum.
Nice photo. The camera geek inside me is curious what camera / settings you used to capture that.
Beautiful photo…would love to know what kind of camera you have!
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