British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Community

Crescent Moon (with urban lighting!)


Expand image

About this observation
Alan Thomas
Time of observation
15/10/2020 - 05:24
Moon (with urban lighting)
Observing location
Warrington, Cheshire, UK
Sony RX100
f/2.8 1/8 sec. ISO-800.

Located midway between the Manchester conurbation in the east and Merseyside in the west, Warrington experiences significant levels of light pollution. Despite the blaze at ground-level, the Moon (28 days waning crescent) shines through it all, mostly unnoticed.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.