How to watch the supermoon tonight the NASA way
The most spectacular supermoon of the 21st century, so far, is happening this week. Get ready for tonight because this is the last chance to see the closest Supermoon that anyone on Earth has experienced in almost 69 years.
This is the last chance to see the Supermoon like this until 2034, so a great opportunity to preserve and share this event with a great photo.That means amateurs and pros alike should be pulling out their photography equipment to get that once-in-a-lifetime shot.
The biggest and the largest full moon of this year 2016 is just around the corner. To capture the supermoon on Monday, a pro photographer of NASA has some tips. Camera users may use Google Maps and other apps to preview the sky from any given street.
Astronomer and Australian Science magazine David Reneke said practicing with aperture settings on camera is important for capturing the supermoon and also, a tripod is essential for SLR or DSLR users.
Reneke said that the best time to shoot the supermoon is when it rises above the horizon and it appears 10-15% larger. NASA senior photographer Bill Ingalls recommend photographing the supermoon with a land-based object like building or trees to give it a sense of place.
National Geographic's Michael Christopher Brown's said that using optical lenses only not use digital zoom and make sure about that have a clean lens for better clarity.
Gizmodo reported when to expect the supermoon. On November 14 at 11:23 UTC (7:52 am ET), the moon will be at its closest point to the Earth.
The upcoming supermoon on Monday will be especially superb because it's the closest full moon on Earth since 1948. If there is no planning for photography, don't miss the chance to see this rare celestial event.