Next Full Moon: Thu 15th-Aug-2019
Next New Moon:Wed 31st-Jul-2019
Current Moon cycle is 15 days old
Moon Facts: Did you Know?
The Moon was approximately formed 4.5 billion years ago .
High and Low tides are caused by the Moons gravitational pull.
The Moon orbits the Earth every 27.3 days approximately.
As sunlight hits the moon's surface,temperatures can reach 260°F (127°C).
On the dark side of the moon,temperatures can drop to minus -280°F (-173°C)..
Moon Photography Guide
Use a Tripod
Use a Zoom Lens
Measure the exposure
Avoid ambient nearby lighting
Use a shutter remote release
Always shoot in RAW for post processing
Radio Ham Guide (EME)
Earth–Moon–Earth communication (EME), also known as Moon bounce, is a radio communications technique that relies on the propagation of radio waves from an Earth-based transmitter directed via reflection from the surface of the Moon back to an Earth-based receiver using VHF and UHF amateur radio bands.