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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
05:46 pm

Equipment Details:

Tripod-Mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in sunset mode with x60 zoom magnification

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - crop and register four close-up images taken between 5.33 and 5.36 pm to produce composite

Image Details:

Close-up views of young Crescent Moon in changing colors of sky

The still thin young crescent first appeared quite high in changing coloured sunset sky about half an hour after the sun had disappeared below the local horizon allowing some good close-up pictures to be taken