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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
12:41 am

Equipment Details:

Tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in sunset mode with x 80 optical + digital zoom magnification

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - size reduction

Image Details:

A Golden Treat - Last Quarter Moon Appears

At 12.41 am on 25th July, the half illuminated Last Quarter Moon with horizontal terminator was captured above a hill in Cecil Kop Nature Reserve as shown in the accompanying still photograph The golden colour was due to absorption of light by atmospheric haze close to the horizon.