20.4.2007: Old moon in the new moon's arms

Manfred Rudolf

Close to new moon, earthshine reflected by the moon back to the earth enables the non-directly lit portions of the lunar disc to become visible: the old moon in the new moon's arms. Here the moon is 3.33 days old.

Maksutov 150/900, Canon D20a, 15 exposures 4s, 200 ISO, stacked with Giotto software.