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Nicholas Holshouser
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 410, North Carolina, USA
06:05 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D750, Nikkor 28-300mm f/5.6, ND3 graduated filter.

Post-processing Details:

Small adjustments to exposure, highlights and shadows to get a balance between sky and foreground. Added vibrance +20 and Saturation +5

Image Details:

The thin crescent moon rises over the Tryon Ridge (at left) along the blue ridge escarpment. The city lights of Hendersonville and Flat Rock below in the valley. Upper left from the moon is Mercury and further upper left in the topmost corner is Mars. Had a nice clear sky and temps just above freezing.