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Full Moon

April 20, 2008

Photo By Fookem

Written By Bug

Before midnight Fookem emailed me a picture of the full moon. He said ” I came home from work and saw the beautiful moon. I ran to my house and grabbed my new SLR camera to shoot the full moon. Why not give a try to see if it comes out good pix or not.” He took a picture at 11:30 p.m. outside the city of Chicago. Neat picture.

I thought it was an exact full moon. I checked my atmoic clock and it showed that we have a full moon last night. But the full moon calendar date is April 20th. Tonight you will see the full moon. Take your camera with you and try picture it then email us at fookembug@yahoo.com before April 27th. We will post them next month. Be sure to tell us where you saw the full moon and the time. Also, please feel free to leave your comment in here and share your experience.

You can find below the full moons calendar dates this year. The time is in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). If your local time zone is currently on daylight savings time, you need to add one hour to the standard time listed in the U.S.

Full Moon dates 2008

Year Month Day Time Day of week
2008 Jan 22 13:36 Tue
2008 Feb 21 03:32 Thu
2008 Mar 21 18:41 Fri
2008 Apr 20 10:27 Sun
2008 May 20 02:13 Tue
2008 Jun 18 17:32 Wed
2008 Jul 18 08:00 Fri
2008 Aug 16 21:18 Sat
2008 Sep 15 09:15 Mon
2008 Oct 14 20:04 Tue
2008 Nov 13 06:19 Thu
2008 Dec 12 16:39 Fri

“When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator” – Mahatma Gandhi

” A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.” – Robertson Davies

“Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy” – Henri Frederic Amiel

“Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day” – German Proverb

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  1. Jacey125
    April 20, 2008 at 7:13 am

    I would love to see other people’s photo of the moon… it is really hard to take photo being close to the moon. I do see beauty in the moon and does relax me when I sit down on the lawn chair….

  2. Anonymous
    April 20, 2008 at 7:52 am

    Great shot!

  3. Jacey125
    April 20, 2008 at 9:16 am

    I have looked at this photo very close.. oh man this one is good photo!

  4. April 20, 2008 at 10:36 am

    Anonymous and Jacey, thanks.

    -Fookem

  5. April 20, 2008 at 11:15 am

    It always beautiful full moon.
    Funny story, When I was single mom and expected a baby. On Jan 24th, I start had contractions, I could not sleep and saw full moon. I could not sleep from midnight.
    I got hospital for induce at 7 am. RN nurse say I have to go to Everett Hospital .. I said ” What I want to stay here Edmonds here.. not Everett.
    ASL interpreter and RN were little heat arguement.” I had to stopped them to not arguement front me. I said what wrong.. Interpreter wont tell me .. I have a feeling sense about my deafness.

    Three hours later Doctor say what time you start contractions. I said more likely 3 AM.. He say Oh, my god! you are 4th patient all of my other patient have a same 3 am. He say Must be full moon! I say Duh?

    Really weird! I researched and it is true.. Often people become crazy on full moon. Not all same time.. but depend on what case you involved or incidents.
    I learn that cop hate full moon when something happened and Hosptial will always got a unexpected patient by accidents or crazy or overdose,etc.

    I thought I share with you,

    Deaf Pixie

  6. Karen
    April 20, 2008 at 1:39 pm

    What kind of camera (brand/model) did you have when you took a picture of the moon? What zoom lens did you use? It’s a beautiful picture.
    Thanks

  7. A.J
    April 20, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    Awesome!!!!!!!!

  8. April 20, 2008 at 6:37 pm

    Beautiful! I’d like to bring the sleeping bag outside, watching the moon!

  9. April 20, 2008 at 10:43 pm

    Karen,

    I use Nikon D80 DSLR camera with Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6G AF Zoom-Nikkor.

    -Fookem

  10. Karen
    April 21, 2008 at 5:28 am

    Thanks so much for your reply. You did a very good job taking the picture of the moon. šŸ™‚

  11. Deafnewspaper
    April 22, 2008 at 5:05 pm

    Let you know that D40 almost same as D80 but D80 has better picutre but cheaper price is D40 mostly people buy D40 still good pitcures. If you are professional then use D80 if you not professional then dont use it.

    thank you

  12. Maximilian
    April 26, 2008 at 5:39 pm

    Noel Carboni’s site has one of my favorite pictures of the moon at the top. The other photos are pretty fantastic too. Of course he had the help of a nice big 10 inch wide telescope and image software.

    http://ncarboni.home.att.net/Astrophotography.html

  13. May 1, 2008 at 10:43 am

    Maximillan, the pictures are so awesome but I call it, ‘cheat’ cuz he uses the telescope and software.

    šŸ˜‰

  14. Billythegoat
    May 9, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    Nice picture that you took.

  15. May 14, 2008 at 5:48 pm

    Nice shot! I love moon and I am deaf….

    -Jordan (deaf)-

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