Earthshine 2 Rabiul Akhir 1434 H / 12 Februari 2013

This was taken from my house. Initially I was looking forward to photograph Moon & Mercury after the Sun set. However thick clouds rolled in and I only able to see the earthshine. Earthshine is a condition where the dark side of the moon lit by sun light reflected from earth. This is a normal phenomena during the new moon or when the crescent is too thin.

Crescent Moon 12 Februari 2013

 6.47 pm

Earthshine 12 Februari 2013

 7.13pm (notably the clouds rolled in)


Earthshine 12 Februari 2013 b

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