Tuesday, January 31, 2012

First Quarter Moon Specialties: January 31, 2012

The moon is rather beautiful during the day, as it is rising about after 1 pm EST. Below is a galleria of pictures (from the greater Washington DC area) of the moon, which celebrate it being at first quarter today (January 31, 2012). Tonight, the moon will be encased in the night sky, with the planets, and you too can view them! The moon will be full on February 7, 2012, with planetary conjunctions swiftly approaching.

According to numbers placed below pictures, captions are as follows: 1) First Quarter Moon, taken on 1/31/12 at 1:37 pm EST. 2) The moon with an old cherry tree, taken 1/31/12 at 1:38 pm EST. 3) Moon with forest behind it, taken 1/31/12 at 1:38 pm EST. 4) The moon incarcerated between cherry-tree branches, taken 1/31/12 at 1:39 pm EST. 5) The moon is really at the zenith around 4:30 pm EST (same date as others). It is situated at the top of the picture, and the open sky and trees truly show its height! 6) Moon with cedar tree, taken 1/31/12 at 4:33 pm EST.

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